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37 mi 60 km of trail 4 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 13 Trails Intermediate Trails 8 Trails Hard Trails 3 Trails

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Featured Hikes in Elkridge - 4

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Favorite Cascade Falls, Patapsco Valley State Park
Intermediate

Soapstone, Sante Branch, Cascade, Ridge, Valley View

8.2 mi 13.1 km • Loop • 951 ft Ascent 290.01 m Ascent

(22) Arbutus, MD
Favorite Looking northwest on the Soapstone Trail
Intermediate

Soapstone, Santee Branch, Bull Run Loop

2.7 mi 4.4 km • Loop • 436 ft Ascent 132.84 m Ascent

(5) Arbutus, MD
Favorite Stream cutting through Morning Choice Trail.
Easy/Intermediate

Morning Choice and Rockburn Branch

4.4 mi 7.1 km • Loop • 325 ft Ascent 99.16 m Ascent

(6) West El…, MD
Favorite Stream cutting through Morning Choice Trail.
Intermediate

Morning Choice Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km • Loop • 363 ft Ascent 110.78 m Ascent

(3) West El…, MD

Trails in Elkridge - 20

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2.6 mi 4.2 km #1Santee Branch Trail
Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Intermediate
2.6 mi 4.2 km West Elkridge, MD
1.3 mi 2.1 km #2Cascade Falls Trail
Intermediate
Ilchester, MD
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Ilchester, MD
2.4 mi 3.9 km #3Garrett's Pass
Easy/Intermediate
Ilchester, MD
Easy/Intermediate
2.4 mi 3.9 km Ilchester, MD
2.1 mi 3.4 km #4Morning Choice Trail
Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km West Elkridge, MD
1.3 mi 2.1 km #5Soapstone Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Arbutus, MD
Easy/Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Arbutus, MD
1.8 mi 2.8 km #6Belmont Trail
Easy/Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.8 km West Elkridge, MD
1.1 mi 1.7 km #7Rockburn Branch Trail
Easy/Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km West Elkridge, MD
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Bull Run
Intermediate/Difficult
Arbutus, MD
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.8 km Arbutus, MD
0.7 mi 1.1 km #9Vineyard Springs Trail
Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km West Elkridge, MD
1.9 mi 3.1 km #10Soapstone Trail Reroute
Intermediate
Arbutus, MD
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Arbutus, MD
0.7 mi 1.1 km #11Bull Run Trail
Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.1 km West Elkridge, MD
2.9 mi 4.7 km #12Ridge Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Ilchester, MD
Easy/Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Ilchester, MD
11.0 mi 17.8 km #13BWI Trail
Easy
Linthicum, MD
Easy
11.0 mi 17.8 km Linthicum, MD
0.3 mi 0.4 km #14Whoa
Difficult
Arbutus, MD
Difficult
0.3 mi 0.4 km Arbutus, MD
0.5 mi 0.9 km #15Forest Glen Trail
Difficult
Ilchester, MD
Difficult
0.5 mi 0.9 km Ilchester, MD
0.4 mi 0.6 km #16Hilton Area Right of Way Trail
Easy
Ilchester, MD
Easy
0.4 mi 0.6 km Ilchester, MD
0.4 mi 0.7 km #17Vineyard Springs Footpath Alternate
Extremely Difficult
West Elkridge, MD
Extremely Difficult
0.4 mi 0.7 km West Elkridge, MD
3.1 mi 5.1 km #18Grist Mill Trail
Intermediate
Ilchester, MD
Intermediate
3.1 mi 5.1 km Ilchester, MD
1.1 mi 1.8 km #19Valley View
Easy/Intermediate
West Elkridge, MD
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km West Elkridge, MD
0.4 mi 0.6 km #20Nun's Run
Intermediate
Ilchester, MD
Intermediate
0.4 mi 0.6 km Ilchester, MD

Photos of Elkridge - 19

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Cascade Falls, Patapsco Valley State Park
Sep 14, 2019 near Ilchester, MD
Morning Choice on a foggy morning
Sep 13, 2019 near Ilchester, MD
Stream cutting through Morning Choice Trail.
Sep 25, 2017 near West El…, MD
Looking northwest on the Soapstone Trail
Dec 10, 2017 near West El…, MD
Crossing the meadow.
Sep 15, 2019 near West El…, MD
A sunny clearing along the Soapstone Reroute, near Rolling Rd.
May 26, 2019 near Arbutus, MD
Ruins of an old house, maybe a mill house, with graffiti.
Jul 9, 2017 near West El…, MD
"Ruins" located roughly halfway along the Ridge Trail.
Jun 12, 2016 near Ilchester, MD

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