Hike the Swallow Falls Loop

Maryland Swallow Falls Parking Area

  • Activities:

    Skiing, Swimming, Snowshoeing, Hiking

  • Skill Level:

    Beginner

  • Season:

    Year Round

  • Trail Type:

    Loop

  • RT Distance:

    1 Miles

Forest
Lake
Waterfall

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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Gorgeous scenery. Like an oasis from reality!

about 2 months ago
about 2 months ago

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

10 months ago
10 months ago

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

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

Amazing hike, stunning views and scenery. Definite must.

over 1 year ago
over 1 year ago

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
over 1 year ago

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