Hike, Bike, or Run the Loch Raven Merryman 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

Distance

7.7 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

639 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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Overall rating: 

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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