Hike the Swallow Falls Loop

Maryland Swallow Falls Parking Area

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Hike along Muddy Creek for views of numerous impressive waterfalls.

This park has plenty to do—forest hiking, swimming at Herrington Manor, and camping—but the main attraction, unsurprisingly, is Swallow Falls.

The Swallow Falls Canyon Trail (1.25 miles) follows Muddy Creek and features a number of other falls, including Muddy Creek Falls (53 ft).

Photo Credit: Jon Dawson, bobu

Pack List

  • $3-5 per person fee
  • Hiking shoes
  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Sun protection
  • Water
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How to Get There

8 months ago

Fun Swimming Hole in the Summer

A friend and I ate out on the rocks and sunbathed for an hour before continuing on to photograph the falls

8 months ago

about 1 year ago

Future Adventure

I am headed here this weekend and I am stoked! From the looks of it, I'm in for a treat.

about 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

Worth It

Amazing hike, stunning views and scenery. Definite must.

over 1 year ago

over 1 year ago

Summer Time & The Livings Easy

Such a beautiful forest hike. Lots of photography options and GREAT swimming. You can hang out UNDER Muddy Creek Falls. Bring your bathing suit and grab a stick!!

over 1 year ago

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Activities:

Skiing, Swimming, Snowshoeing, Hiking

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

1 Miles

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Features:

Forest
Lake
Waterfall

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