Patapsco Valley State Park

8020 Baltimore National Pike, Ellicott City, MD 21043 Get Directions 
Phone: 410-461-5005
Patapsco Valley State Park
Photo Credit: Maryland Department of Natural Resources
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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August 16, 2019
This park features several hiking trails, several picnicking areas, playgrounds, and a river in which to swim. We hit the well marked trails and found a couple of them to be fairly challenging...
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August 6, 2019
Ron B
There are two sections to this park along the Pataspco R. One near Ellicott City has fishing and hiking while the McKeldin area off Marriotsville Road just across the Howard County line has picnic...
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July 25, 2019
$2 to get in, and plenty of parking. Scarce information meant the only trail we could find to get us to the river probably wasn’t intended for nonagenarians like us. When we eventually got to the...