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“Terrific hiking”

Patapsco Valley State Park
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

While the trails aren't long or demanding, the park is well worth a spring visit. Went from the parking lot down to the river. It's worth going into the train tunnel below, but be attentive to locomotive horns. The tunnel isn't long and you can hear the horn a half mile away. It's agreat place to get up close and personal with a freight train, and worth a wait to see one.

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Reviewed March 21, 2012

Great place to explore trails, picnic and visit the playground. Hilton area has a cool recycled tire playground, other sections include great river views, a swinging bridge and pavilions that are very reasonable to rent for parties.

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Reviewed March 11, 2012

Great location for picnics and general family time. Quiet, well kept and really pretty. A staple in the Ellicott City experience for families.

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Reviewed March 1, 2012

Lots of trails and interesting sections to explore!

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Reviewed February 26, 2012

I live not far from this park, always drove by and wanted to check it out but never had the time and finally i did and i must say. I cant stop myself from not going back. I've finally got in touch with nature. The park is beautiful. Drive way is available leading to parking and the rest is you and nature. forest, man made trail leading thru the forest, going down the hill, sights are breathtaking and at the bottom of the hill is the most beautiful view of the Patapsco river. This place is breath taking. Good for couples relax time, camping sites are wonderful. describing this place will not do justice for it..You should see it to believe it.

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