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.


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

October 18, 2021


Ruins and Beauty

This is one of my favorite areas to hike, with so much natural beauty and many historic ruins. If you love beautiful old ruins as much as I do, then hike in the Daniels area and the old St. Mary’s...

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Rated 5 by Travel33480356619

July 13, 2021


Great hiking area with well manicured trails.

My family spent a wonderful morning at the park. We parked near the swinging bridge and took a short hike up the hillside to the Cascade Falls. We then crossed over the bridge and walked down to...

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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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