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Gunpowder Falls State Park Wildlands Loop

A 4.75 mile trail with a refreshing swimmin' hole near the end!
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Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.4 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview:  Gunpowder Falls State Park Wildlands Loop with The Mid-Atlantic Hiking Group (Template) is about 4.5 miles long. The trail is great... more »

This loop follows the upland forests of
the fall zone, crossing a few easy streams (pretty much non-existent in the
winter) and visiting a pleasant waterfall, then meanders downstream along Big
Gunpowder Falls as it leaves the piedmont. Watching Big Gunpowder Falls sliding
through several narrow gorges, it is hard to believe that only 5 miles
downstream the falls will spread to a deltalike, broad river more than a mile
wide." "Copyright Hiking Maryland and
Delaware"


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Trail Information


Nearby City:
Baltimore
Length: 4.5-5.0 total miles
Elevation
Gain:
Minimal
Trail Type: Loop
Skill
Level:
Easy to Moderate with one easy stream crossing (stepping stones
available)
Season: Year-round
Local
Contacts:
Gunpowder Falls State Park
Local Maps:
USGS White Marsh, Maryland
Topo Map: Wildlands Loop,
Gunpowder Falls State Park Topographic Map


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Tips: 

Swimming Hole



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