Park Quest 2019

Rock Run Grist MillSusquehanna State Park Quest
"Through the Eyes of the Past"

Introduction To Quest

During your quest at Susquehanna State Park, you will be taking a look at the history of the area through the eyes of people that lived and worked here. As you walk the Historic trail, reflect on the past.

Remember that each character that you meet through this journey made a contribution not just to their time, but also to the present day Harford County.

Let your imagination run wild! Imagine that you were here in the late 1700 and early 1800’s. Imagine the hustle and bustle of a town. Begin at the Mill (801 Stafford Road) and follow the purple blaze to each numbered historical location. Stop and read about the location from your packet as the history that surrounds you unfolds. Answer the scavenger hunt questions on the sheet to get your stamp.

Susquehanna State Park Quest Worksheet

Carter Archer Mansion 
 
 Carriage BarnPark Information

Located along the Susquehanna River valley with its heavy forest cover and rocky terrain, Susquehanna State Park offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational opportunities. The park is home to some of the most popular mountain biking trails in Maryland and the river itself beckons fishermen and boaters alike. Susquehanna State Park also contains a family-friendly campground with traditional campsites and cabins. History buffs will be drawn to the restored Rock Run Historic Area with its working gristmill, Carter-Archer Mansion, Jersey Toll House and the remains of the Susquehanna & Tidewater Canal.

The river offers excellent fishing opportunities, including pike, perch, and bass for shoreline anglers or boating anglers who launch from the Lapidum Boat Ramp.

Address

Located three miles northwest of Havre de Grace off Route 155 in Harford County.

Susquehanna State Park
4122 Wilkinson Road
Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Contact: 410-557-7994
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Directions

Take I-95 north or south to Route 155, exit 89. Proceed west on Route 155 to Route 161. Turn right on Route 161 and then right on Rock Run Road. Follow Rock Run Road to the park.

Make a reservation to stay at the park.

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