Big Gunpowder Falls Trail

Gunpowder Falls State Park (Central Area), Maryland

Distance4.6mi
Elevation Gain636ft
Trailhead Elevation139ft
Top159ft
Elevation Min/Max90/159ft
Elevation Start/End139/139ft

Big Gunpowder Falls Trail

Big Gunpowder Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Baltimore County, Maryland. It is within Gunpowder Falls State Park (Central Area). It is 4.6 miles long and begins at 139 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 9.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 636 feet. The Gunpowder Lodge restaurant is near the trailhead. There is also parking. Along the trail there are waters.

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"Its length aside, this trail is a cakewalk. It’s amazing that this natural beauty of land and river lies between two of the busiest routes in Baltimore. The walk along the bank of the Gunpowder River is big on scenery."

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Gunpowder Falls State Park (Central Area)
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Gunpowder Falls State Park (Central Area)
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