Parkton, Maryland

Hike the Gunpowder Falls North and South Loop Trail

13.3 Miles Total - 1180 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

Tranquil woods, flowing river, and tumbling waterfalls make for a beautiful and head-clearing hike. 

Park in the lot on Bunker Hill Road and then continue a short ways to the trailhead (see map). There are no bridges for crossing the water so be prepared to pick your way across. 

Photos: Amanda Udoff, Sugargliding, Larry Eiring

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Excellent Hike

My dog and I love the trails in Gunpowder. It’s a bit of a drive, but worth it.

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