Hike, Bike, or Run the Loch Raven Merryman Trail

Loch Raven Merryman Trail

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

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Layers
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 7.7 Miles
Elevation Gain 639 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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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.


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