Patapsco Valley State Park

Patapsco Valley State Park at Thomas Viaduct Photo
Extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 16,000 acres and five developed recreational areas (see web site for locations). Wonderful natural and historical features await visitors to this beautiful state park.


See website for hours.


8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD
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  • ADA Accessible
  • Admission/Tickets Required
Rated 5 by jennifer_trvlr

May 25, 2021


Avalon entrance experience

Wow! What a hike! We entered through the Avalon entrance ($2 admission for our car). Lots of parking available. Outside the parking lot was the swinging bridge. After the bridge, we turned right to...

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Rated 5 by LisaCrowley

May 22, 2021


Traveling the Good Ol' US of A

This a scenic must do while traveling thru Maryland. A huge state park offering camping, hiking trails, pavilions for parties or reunions....this park has it all. Pack a cooler and bring a few...

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Rated 5 by wildflowerhawk

April 20, 2021


Avalon Area in Elkridge

As my title says, it’s not the area in Ellicott City. I’ve been coming to this part of Patapsco Park for 20 years and just today took a new trail that was far less populated which was good for...

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