Patapsco Valley State Park

  • Howard County Patapsco Valley State Park
  • 8020 Baltimore National Pike
  • Ellicott City, MD 21043

Patapsco Valley State Park extends along 32 miles of the Patapsco River, encompassing 16,043 acres and eight developed recreational areas. Recreational opportunities include hiking, fishing, camping, canoeing, horseback, and mountain bike trails, as well as picnicking for individuals or large groups in the park’s many popular pavilions. The park is nationally known for its trail opportunities and scenery. We have over 200 miles of trails, with 70 of those miles identified as maintained trails. There are hiker-only trails and multi-use trails accessible from many areas of Patapsco. Wildlife: Barred Owl, Pileated Woodpecker, Wood Thrush, Red-shouldered Hawk, Scarlet Tanager, and more...

General Information
  • Competition/Tournament Venue: Tournament Ready for mountain biking
  • Fields/Sports Available:
    • Fishing
    • Kayaking
    • Mountain Biking
  • Field/Venue Specifics: Kayaking - access to Patapsco River throughout the park; Fishing - permitted in Patapsco River
  • Venue Map: Download