Walk the Ballenger Creek Park Trail

Rate this Adventure 1 miles 60 ft gain  - Loop Trail

Added by The Outbound Collective

Easy, peaceful walk featuring native wildflowers of Maryland. 

There's a huge parking lot available near the trailhead for this easy loop. Great for all ages, and dog friendly. Keep an eye out for wildlife and wildflowers. Trail is accessible from March-October.

Read More

Tags

Hiking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

Reviews

Have you done this adventure? Be the first to leave a review!

Stay Nearby

Sharpsburg, Maryland

Rohrbach Group Campground

Overview Antietam National Battlefield is the site of the bloodiest one day battle in American history. After twelve hours of savage combat on September 17, 1862, 23,000 soldiers were killed, woun...

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Harpers Ferry / Civil War Battlefields Koa

Keymar, Maryland

Good Intentions Farm Backcountry

Breathtaking views, babbling streams, and rolling pastures of Retired Budweiser Clydesdale horses and foals. Two miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails throughout the farm. Close proximity t...

From $55/night

Thurmont, Maryland

Camp Round Meadow

Overview Camp Round Meadow, a four-season camp, includes four dormitories, dining hall, commercial kitchen, gymnasium and conference room. The facility accommodates a maximum of 120 people. Origin...

Nearby Adventures

  • Hike the Sugarloaf Mountain Trail

    Park on Sugarloaf Mountain Drive (as indicated on the map below) to access the trail. It is open from March-November and is dog friendly. 

    6.05 miles 1509 ft gain

  • Explore Point of Rocks/ Potomac River Overlook

    Park at the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal parking lot. Walk to the US 15 and cross the road. Trail is not marked, though its faint traces can be detected as you continue on. GPS is recommended. Enjoy the overlook and when you're ready to go back, retr...

    0.2 miles 95 ft gain

  • Hike the AT to Weverton Cliffs

    The trailhead is located right off Weverton Cliff's Road in Knoxville, Maryland. Park at a Park and Ride on the right side of the road, then walk right out of the parking lot down Weverton Cliff's Road until you see the white blazes of the Appalac...

    3 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike to Annapolis Rock and Black Rock Cliff

    Hike along the Appalachian Trail as it passes through South Mountain State Park, taking you to a number of very scenic lookout spots.From the parking area, take the connector trail a short distance until you see blue blazes on the left – these wil...

    8 miles 840 ft gain