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Loch Raven Reservoir

Loch Raven Reservoir

Loch Raven Reservoir supplies water to Baltimore City and Baltimore County, and it is filled by the Big Gunpowder Falls river beginning at the dam of Prettyboy Reservoir. Boats with motors and swimming are prohibited here. However, you can rent or operate rowboats to travel around or to go fishing. If you don’t want to go on the reservoir, there are also many trails for hiking which have great views of the forest and wildlife in the area, including the largest island: Goose Island. The...
Gunpowder Falls State Park

Gunpowder Falls State Park

Gunpowder Falls State Park is one of the largest parks in MD. It is mostly known for the Gunpowder River and the waterfalls in the park. The park is broken into six main areas: The Central, Sweet Air, and Hereford areas are best for hiking, while the others have different activities including picnicking, swimming, and biking on a rail trail. Hiking in the Central area is shown in the gallery below, which goes to the Lost Pond, and on the way back, to the ruins...
Cylburn Arboretum

Cylburn Arboretum

Cylburn Arboretum is a beautiful park–and educational facility–located north of the Baltimore Zoo in downtown Baltimore. During your visit, you can enjoy over three miles of easy trails which will take you through the wooded areas and gardens. In the middle of the Arboretum, you will see the Victorian era mansion which was completed by Jesse Tyson in 1868. The mansion is frequently rented for weddings and other occasions. The grounds include various gardens and a carriage house, as well as the entrance to multiple...