Gunpowder Falls State Park: Hammerman Area

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7200 Graces Quarters
Middle River, MD 21220

Contact: 410-592-2897

Open 8 a.m. to sunset April - October
10 a.m. to sunset November - March
Open year-round, except Christmas Day.

Plan Ahead




As Gunpowder’s premier day-use park, the Hammerman Area features a 1,500 feet beach and swimming area on the banks of the Gunpowder River. Food concessions, picnic pavilions and tables, playgrounds, canoe/kayak rentals, fishing, and short hiking trails round out your park experience. Plus, the swimming beach, beach bathhouse and day use pavilions are accessible for all.

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Plan AheadPlan Ahead for "Filled To Capacity" Park Closures.

The Hammerman Area is known to fill to capacity on summer weekends and especially holidays. All visitors will be turned away if the park fills to capacity. Patrons are encouraged to arrive early.

Know before you go! Call the Hammerman Ranger Station at 410-335-3461 to find out if a park or beach lot closure is in effect. Learn more...