About 40 miles of the Appalachian Trail are in Maryland. There are day hikes along our portion of the trail that range from two to six miles.
Baltimore Waterfront Promenade
This trail is seven miles along the water. Throughout the trail are little guideposts with historical facts about the city, so you can exercise and learn something at the same time.
4915 Greenspring Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
The Cylburn Arboretum has a two and a half mile trail. Along the trail, you’ll see plants, gardens and flowers. You can also take a guided tour and learn more about the arboretum.
Gunpowder Falls State Park
Gunpowder Falls State Park has nearly 18,000 acres of land in Harford and Baltimore counties. There are many trails to hike, including the 21-mile Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail. Pets are allowed in some areas.
Gwynns Falls Trail
The Gwynns Falls Trail is 15 miles. You can hike or bicycle, as you prefer. There are adjacent nearby parks which feature an additional 10 miles of trail.