Patapsco Valley State Park

8020 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-461-5005
Patapsco Valley State Park at Thomas Viaduct
Photo Credit: Maryland Department of Natural Resources/Ed Johnson
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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June 26, 2020
We tried to go to the Daniels area but there were only a few parking spaces and they were all full. We went further down to the Hollofield area and was able to park for $2. As others have said...
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June 21, 2020
We've only been once and I can see why it is so highly rated - the Avalon area has a very kid friendly river that's close to the parking lot and bathrooms, a pretty bridge and nice hikes. I only...
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May 31, 2020
I prefer the Avalon area of the park. It is a nice area to hike in. However navigating is very confusing and it's easy to get lost. One note, they've recently raised the entrance fee to $5 and...