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Gunpowder Falls State Park

2813 Jerusalem Rd, Bradshaw, MD 21087-1050
+1 410-592-2897
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I'd hiked around Gunpowder Falls before, but I'd never tried tubing. I thought it might be nice to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah R
Favorite Hiking Trail

Great for families with small kids and dogs. There are multiple trails that are easy and some are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Myra M
Baltimore, Maryland
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Known for its excellent trout fishing, the topography of this scenic park includes tidal marshes and wetlands to steep, rugged slopes.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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2813 Jerusalem Rd, Bradshaw, MD 21087-1050
+1 410-592-2897
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd hiked around Gunpowder Falls before, but I'd never tried tubing. I thought it might be nice to try on a hot day, so we went on 15 July, from around 1-3 PM. We don't own tubes, so we rented them at MonktonBike for $30...More

2  Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great for families with small kids and dogs. There are multiple trails that are easy and some are hard. Multiple locations to enter the different trails. Worth visiting

Thank Myra M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This place is super popular with locals and offers great views no matter which side you are on. During the weekends lots of people bring their kids and dogs to go for scenic hikes. Some people even fish or play in the water. I typically...More

Thank Katherine B
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We hiked The Little Gunpowder Trail with pretty little waterfalls and a gentle little stream that wound its way along the peaceful trail! There's a big boulder area with lots to climb and leap over for the more adventurous one in your group, like my...More

1  Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have hiked many of the trails in Gunpowder Falls State Park as we live quite close. Most are well maintained and blazed (marked). The park is a great place to enjoy nature individually, with couples or families with children.

Thank John L
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I decided to take our dogs out for the day (on leash). It was great! This time of year is a bit of the offseason so we felt like we had the whole place to ourselves. Sprawling park land, a walk along...More

Thank QuixoticTravels
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The park is always clean and we seem to luck up, finding a table each time we go. There are plenty of public grills, although on busy days, they will become scarce by noon. If walking trails are of your interest, some of these offer...More

Thank Star R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We took the blue trail from the parking area and followed it along the creek for a little over a mile. The creek is wide and clear, studded with boulders. It is a peaceful, scenic hike with low difficulty. About a mile out you hit...More

Thank gfm1118
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We were looking to get outside for a hike with the dogs and this location fit our needs. It was Thanksgiving weekend so a little busy but still a very pleasant visit. Trails were well marked and the historic town of Jerusalem was interesting to...More

Thank aurunner98
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Went because gunpowder falls was listed as the sixth must see waterfall in Maryland to be told by the guy in the office that there isn't really a waterfall it is just where to rivers meet but they have a really nice recently renovated covered...More

Thank Tammy S
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Roxanne L
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Response from janej4747 | Reviewed this property |
We were in the Hammerman area which is where the beach is. There is a food concession stand indoors. We brought some water and a picnic lunch. There are picnic tables everywhere. The address to get to the Hammerman Beach... More