Gunpowder Falls Jerusalem Village with Jericho Covered Bridge

Baltimore, Maryland 21220

Gunpowder Falls Jerusalem Village with Jericho Covered Bridge

Gunpowder Falls: Jerusalem Village with Jericho Covered Bridge Professional Review and Guide

"Welcome to Jerusalem Mill Village, the home to Gunpowder Falls State Park headquarters. The mill here originally functioned as a grain mill from 1772 to 1961. The historic town buildings include a grist mill, blacksmith shop, gun shop, springhouse, and general store. This well-marked hike has much to offer, including historical sites, views of the Little Gunpowder River, and a covered bridge.

A calm overwhelms you as soon as you enter the quaint and historic village of Jerusalem Mill, one of the oldest preserved mill villages in Maryland, located in Harford County. This area, rich in history, had a gun shop that supplied muskets during the early part of the Revolutionary War. Military reenactments sometimes take place here. The calm continues as you head into the woods for a nature hike. You’ll find the trailhead in the meadow behind and to the left of the Jerusalem Blacksmith Shop."

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Trail Information

Baltimore
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
3.2
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
1.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
2813 Jerusalem Rd., Kingsville; (410) 592-2897; www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/central/gunpowderhereford.asp
Local Contacts
Trail maps available at park headquarters
Local Maps

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Sep 2018