Hike, Bike, or Run the Loch Raven Merryman Trail

7.7 Miles Round Trip - 639 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Loch Raven Merryman Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Beautiful sights of the Loch Raven Reservoir greet you  as you make your way through the trees.

Park in the designated area off of Dulaney Valley Road (see map). Trail is accessible from March to September and dog-friendly. 

Photos: Elliott Plack, Pete

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Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

Details

7.7 Miles
639 ft elevation gain
Out-and-Back Trail

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Nice

Really nice place. Good beginner hike. Good for a quick or long hike and there is a nice little creek to sit alongside.

Gorgeous Reservoir

Loch raven is one of marylands most gorgeous reservoirs, it's always a great place for a quick stroll or jog and is a great place to catch the sunset.