Hike, Bike, or Run the Loch Raven Merryman Trail

Hike, Bike, or Run the Loch Raven Merryman Trail

Loch Raven Merryman Trail

Distance

7.7 Miles

Elevation Gain

639 Feet

Activities

Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $100/night

Camp Kinzers

Kinzers, Pennsylvania

From $133/night

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From $120/night

Creekside Woods Getaway

Boyertown, Pennsylvania

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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.

Distance

7.7 Miles

Elevation Gain

639 Feet

Activities

Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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