Wildlife Watching

Western Maryland Rail Trail

Beginning approximately one-half mile west of historic Fort Frederick State Park in Big Pool, Maryland, the Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) winds along the Potomac River through rolling farmland, woodlands, and rural towns to its terminus at the southern slope of Sideling Hill Ridge. In August of 1990, the ...

Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail

The Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail extends 21 miles from Ashland, Maryland north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania line, and passes through historic communities including Ashland, Phoenix, Monkton, White Hall, Bentley Springs and Freeland. Hikers, joggers, bicyclists, horseback riders and pets on leashes are welcome. The TCB Rail Trail users are ...

Palmer State Park

Nestled in the agricultural landscape of central Harford County is a 555-acre unbroken tract of forest known as Palmer State Park. In 1965, Gerald and Ruth Palmer donated 463 acres to the State of Maryland with the desire to see a public park created. During later years, an additional ...

Newtowne Neck State Park

Newtowne Neck State Park was purchased by the State of Maryland in 2009 and promises to become a unique and important addition to Maryland's State Park system. The park's outstanding scenery, water access, gentle topography and significant history offer something for everyone. A peninsula of farm fields, forest and ...

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