After an Appalachian Trail hiker was killed last weekend by a falling tree, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday it would temporarily close eight overnight shelters and campgrounds on Maryland’s section of the trail for tree inspection and maintenance.
Montgomery County police say a man hiking on an island in the Potomac River was killed when a boulder fell on him.
Frederick County authorities say a hiker is under medical observation after he was bitten by a snake at Cunningham Falls State Park near Thurmont.
Bicyclists and hikers in western Maryland will soon have an easier time getting across the Potomac River into Paw Paw, West Virginia.
A hiker got trapped on a remote mountainside in Frederick County, setting into motion a dicey operation to save his life. More than four dozen rescuers worked to free the young hiker.
Authorities say crews rescued an injured hiker who fell 25 feet from a cliff at Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County.