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The Best Backpacking in Parkton

Looking for the best backpacking in Parkton? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Parkton. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top backpacking spots in and near Parkton

  • Kingsville, Maryland

    Hike the Jerusalem Village Trail & Jericho Covered Bridge Trail

    4.3 mi / 341 ft gain
    This is a moderately rated hike that features a river and quite a few hilly sections. The trail is known to be rather muddy, so be sure to wear appropriate waterproof footwear. Note that some sections of the trail are not well marked. You may want to review a map before embarking. There is park...
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  • Sabillasville, Maryland

    Camp at the Adirondack Shelters in Catoctin Mountain Park

    5.0
    4 mi / 1200 ft gain
    For outdoor enthusiasts, Maryland is an ideal place to live. Between the mountains and the Bay--and the rivers, bike paths, and trails along the way--we couldn't ask for much more. But if we were feeling greedy, we would probably ask for additional backpacking options, right? Of course, there are...
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  • Waynesboro, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Penn Mar to DE Water Gap

    216.99 mi / 24511 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Penn Mar to DE Water Gap is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.
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  • Newville, Pennsylvania

    Camp at Tom's Run Shelter

    3 mi / 85 ft gain
    Starting from the small parking area on Bunkerhill Rd, head north (turn right) onto Michaux Rd. After about 1/3 of a mile you will reach the Appalachian Trail where you will want to head west (turn left).This will lead you on a leisurely hike through the woods (follow the white blazes). It won't ...
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  • Frederick, Maryland

    Black Locust Trail

    3.02 mi / 617 ft gain
    Black Locust Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Frederick, Maryland.
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  • Fayetteville, Pennsylvania

    Appalachian Trail: Caledonia Park to Old Forge Road

    10 mi / 1437 ft gain
    Appalachian Trail: Caledonia Park to Old Forge Road is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Fayetteville, Pennsylvania.
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  • Carlisle, Pennsylvania

    Cumberland Valley Overlook Via Appalachian Trail

    4.67 mi / 702 ft gain
    Cumberland Valley Overlook Via Appalachian Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
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