Hike the Fort McHenry Trail

Maryland Fort McHenry Trail

  • Activities:

    Cycling, Running, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    0.9 Miles

  • Elevation Gain:

    16 Feet

Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Scenic

Scenic and historic loop trail that brings you in touch with Maryland's past. 

Park in the lot and head out either direction on this short loop trail. Trail can get crowded, so be prepared to share the space. 

Photos: Jim, the Photographer, sugargliding, hounddiggity

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  • Sun protection
  • Camera
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I wouldn't call this much of a "trail" but it's a nice path through this very historic place. It offers some of the best views of the harbor and is not to be missed if you're in the city.

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