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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...
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...
Lake Roland

Lake Roland

Lake Roland Park (Formerly Robert E. Lee Park) is located inside of Baltimore County and is accessible from the light rail via the Falls Road stop. The park features a dam which holds back the man-made Lake Roland, a dog park, and many hiking trails. The trails throughout the 500 acre park have beautiful views of wildlife in habitats such as wetlands, hardwood forests, meadows, and serpentine barrens (similar to Soldiers Delight). Part of the trail is a raised walkway (pictured below) which provides opportunity...