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Great Hiking

This park features several hiking trails, several picnicking areas, playgrounds, and a river in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
962anthonyp
,
Charleston, South Carolina
via mobile
A multi-use park in a beautiful forest

There are two sections to this park along the Pataspco R. One near Ellicott City has fishing and... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Ron B
,
Ellicott City, Maryland
via mobile
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

We decided upon a 5-6 mile hike on a warm Saturday in July. The park was busy but once we found a place to park and got over the first hill, the crowd was behind us. I was surprised how busy the playgrounds and picnic areas were. It’s a well used park. If you are interested in the facilities, check if reservations are available for the picnic area of your choice.

The trails are well marked with paint slashes and some signs. But pull up a map on your phone, just for the redundancy. Another good idea is to take a picture of a trail map to reduce the chance of getting lost.

The park had a nominal cost on this busy Saturday. There were a number of rangers directing traffic; but I can’t image that is needed every day.

This is a very pretty park with good facilities.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019

whats not to love? nature!!

too bad there are humans roaming about every once and a while

they want 100 characters for a review, so thats it

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Water G
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Reviewed July 9, 2019

Got to say this is my favorite place to hike. Even better during the autumn seasons. Love the scenery and trail hope it never gets tainted

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

This park is truly one of the finest and well kept Parks in Maryland.
Great place to celebrate any occasion.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Donna K
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

the gorge is so beautiful in the autumn but this area of PVSP is a wonderful respite from the suburban hubbub any time of year. the trails are steep but well-maintained and the rangers are terribly friendly. try camping here!

Date of experience: October 2018
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