Elkridge, Maryland

Hike the Cascade Falls and Rootball Loop Trail

2.4 Miles Total - 285 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

Rewarding hike through lush forest, featuring Cascade Falls. 

Park on the shoulder of Landing Drive (see map) to access the trailhead. This trail is open April-September. Dogs allowed on leash. 

Photos: Bart

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Tags

Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Not many people

I arrived at 746am and did the 3 mile loop. I only saw about 10 people and had the falls all to myself

Good Hike For Beginners

This was a great little hike and very accesible for dogs! I went on a Saturday and it was pretty crowded; nonetheless I enjoyed the hike. Expect your shoes to definitely get wet! :) also, I would rate it as a beginners hike not so much of an intermediate hike.

Good Hike, Not For Beginners

Awesome hike, there are many other trails at the park so check them out too! Pretty rough terrain in some areas.

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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.

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