Wyman Park-Stoney Run Trail

Baltimore, Maryland 21211

Wyman Park-Stoney Run Trail

Wyman Park-Stoney Run Trail Professional Review and Guide

"Escape the city without leaving it as you hike through a wooded riparian buffer in the neighborhoods of Wyman Park and historic Roland Park, part of the vision of famed American urban architect Frederick Law Olmsted. When you reach the path, head right so you can rightly claim hiking the entire trail end to end since parking is impossible at the southern terminus—but it’s only 0.4 mile to the end.

Along the way, you’ll cross under a stone bridge below Remington Avenue; a second, larger bridge soon appears, and you’ll hear the traffic crossing overhead on Keswick Road. Stay on the trail down toward the water, which disappears in a thick stand of exposed vegetation and plunges underground, eventually making its way to the harbor downtown."

Wyman Park-Stoney Run Trail Reviews

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5/15/2010
A TALE OF TWO TRAILS -- 05/15/2010 -- beginning at University Boulevard I finally had the "urban/riparian trail" experience I expected -- there are few places to legally park a car anywhere along the trail, so I highly recommend simply biking to the trail, but it is totally worth it! And if you start on the south end, then the return trip will be entirely down-hill :-) Furthermore, the Hampden neighborhood (essentially Elm Avenue @ West 36th Street (39.331181,-76.631243) is there to slake your thirst and provide a snack. ~*~*~*~*~*~ 05/08/2010 -- I was taking a trip to the 21211 post office, anyway, so I decided to also take the long-postponed trip along the Stoney Run Trail. I enjoyed myself, but frankly, I was also very disappointed. {1.} the point of entry suggested by the trail guide (i.e., 33rd Street at Remington Avenue) is steep and unstable: broken asphalt, rocky, etc. {2.} the trail quickly narrows to barely a foot trail with ZERO room for error: the east side (i.e., the creek side) drops-off very steeply, fifty feet almost straight down at some points, with the aptly-named Stoney Run to meet you at the bottom. {3.} the trail abruptly ends with construction, in both directions, only about 1/4 mile from the the point of entry suggested by the trail guide (i.e., 33rd Street at Remington Avenue). This trail seems like it could really be something, if it had some serious stewardship.
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Trail Information

Baltimore
Nearby City
5.3
Distance
110 feet
Elevation Gain
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
1.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
200 feet
Trailhead Elevation
310 feet
Top Elevation
Wyman Park
Local Contacts
USGS Baltimore West, Baltimore East
Local Maps

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Jul 2018