Gunpowder Wildlands Sweathouse Loop

Perry Hall, Maryland 21128

Gunpowder Wildlands Sweathouse Loop

Gunpowder: Wildlands Sweathouse Loop Professional Review and Guide

"Our hike starts out as a wide stone and gravel path just beyond the trail kiosk and green gate, heading downhill and crossing through the culvert under Belair Road. On the other side of the culvert, enter this scenic Piedmont river valley along Gunpowder Falls. Almost immediately, leave the wide gravel and dirt path, which is the blue Stocksdale Trail, and take the pink Wildlands Trail on your right.

Don’t worry, you’ll get your fill of river walking on the homestretch. Begin heading uphill on the narrow dirt path to the upland forest. The pink Wildlands Trail takes us over creeks, past an unmarked trail or two, and through a remarkable section where towering pine trees line the path and provide shade for the trail. Underfoot is a cushion of pine needles, and the scent of Christmas fills the air."

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Trail Information

Perry Hall
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
4.9
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Gunpowder Falls State Park
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Oct 2018