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Patapsco State Park - Top Secret Ruins Hike

Top secret ruins, waterfalls, rivers, trains and 32 miles of hiking!!
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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 32 miles
Duration: Multiple days
Family Friendly

Overview :  Do you like off the map ruins?

Patapsco state park has them!

This hike is in 2 locations approximately 40 minutes apart northwest of... more »

Tips: 


  • backpack for avalon and mckeldin
  • extra water for mckeldin, it is NOT flat! lots of hills
  • gauge your progress on mckeldin, watch the daylight and calculate your return time using the halfway markers
  • do not take any artifacts! this is state property
  • do not damage the cemetery, no grafitti needed.
  • pack lunch for both trips. salt diet recommended for mckeldin.
  • mckeldin can be a horse trail trip
  • buy the $6 dollar everything trail map, as a backup to your GPS routes.
  • cell phones work, have someones number handy in case you get in trouble or get cramps etc. stay safe!

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Patapsco State Park, Maryland, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 12.7 miles
Duration: Full day
lots of ruins, waterfalls, trains, and river views
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Marriottsville, Maryland, United States
Rating: 4 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 16.7 miles
Duration: Full day
tons of ruins and artifacts along the Patapsco river