If you want to exercise on foot or by bike, Maryland has some beautiful sights to see.  Here are five trails you can take.
Appalachian Trail

(credit: dnr.maryland.gov)

Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail Website

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

Baltimore Waterfront Promenade Website

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.

Cylburn Arboretum

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 Website

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.