Gunpowder Falls State Park

Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail Featured Stops

Monkton Station, photo by Dean HughesThe Monkton Train Station

1820 Monkton Road
Monkton MD 21111

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday
Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day
Weekends only in May and September

The restored 1898 Monkton Train Station is now a museum and gift shop and also houses a park ranger station. It’s a great place to learn about the history of the Northern Central Railway​.

Sparks Nature Center, photo by Dean HughesSparks Bank Nature Center

1207 Sparks Road
Sparks Glencoe, MD 21152

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday & Sunday
From Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day

The Sparks Bank Nature Center features interpretive displays and family activities.