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Patapsco Valley State Park

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Best Summer Vacation Activities In Baltimore

Before planning out your summer vacation this year, review this top activities list for everything a Baltimore vacationer needs from staying entertained to finding some relaxation.

07/12/2013

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Ask A Baltimore Guide: Tips For Your Next Campout

Read what Ranger Shea Niemann of Patapsco Valley State Park has to say about camping in Maryland.

04/27/2013

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Best Places To Climb Outdoors Near Baltimore This Winter

Outdoor winter rock climbing is gaining in popularity throughout the country. While the mountains of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia may not offer the same altitude and challenges of the Rocky Mountains, many offer unique challenges for all skill levels of climbers. Experts recommend that before tackling any outdoor climbing challenge, you enroll in a course in which skilled instructors may provide supervised training both indoors and outdoors. No matter your skill level, don’t miss out on these fun area options.

12/15/2012

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Best Places To See Autumn Leaves In Baltimore

Take advantage of the last days of comfortable weather before the harsh winter arrives. Enjoy fall drives that promise perfect foliage and all of the pretty little pit stops you can handle. From the zoo to area state parks, these are the best places to see fall leaves in Baltimore.

10/13/2012

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Md. DNR Seeking Input On Future Of Bloede Dam

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it is asking for the public’s input on the future of Bloede Dam in Patapsco Valley State Park.

06/21/2012

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Md. Parks Host New Year’s Day Hikes

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is inviting residents to kick off the new year with a hike in a state park.

12/31/2011

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Maryland Teens Helping State Parks With Maintenance

Conservation Job Corps is using help from Maryland teenagers to maintain its state parks. The project is saving a million dollars in contractor costs, and teaching the young about respecting our environment.

07/27/2011

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Schaefer Honored By Former Church With Pew Plaque

A special dedication at one Howard County church remembers former Governor William Donald Schaefer. He often attended the services.

06/26/2011

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Best Hiking Trails Near Baltimore

Blaze a trail and experience the great outdoors along Baltimore’s best hiking trails. The local water reservoirs and mountain landscapes are wonderful backdrops to a beautiful day outside.

CBS Baltimore–04/12/2011

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Community Search Comes Up Empty For Missing N.C. Teen

A massive search by hundreds of officers in Patapsco State Park fails to turn up the body of a missing teenager.

04/09/2011

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Best Disc Golf Courses In Baltimore

Forget the Wii, go outside and play a real game of disc golf with friends at some of the best local disc golf courses in the area

CBS Baltimore–02/07/2011