Patapsco Valley State Park
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Patapsco Valley State Park - Hollofield Area
8020 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City MD 21043
GPS 39.295459 76.788858
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The Hollofield Area of Patapsco is located almost in the center of the park along Rt 40 (Baltimore National Pike). Home to The Patapsco Valley State Park headquarters and one of two campgrounds in the park, This area is perfect for a family gathering or a quick picnic lunch while on your lunch break from work. The Ole Ranger trail or Peaceful Pond trail provide a quick respite or workout in a beautiful setting just minutes from the hustle and bustle of Baltimore. Anglers can gain access to the river by following Union Dam trail down to the river.
The Hollofield Area boasts one of the most stunning views of the Patapsco River Valley. The overlook changes with every season from the brilliant greens of spring to the rich colors of fall. This is a perfect place to view the changing blanket of the seasons. You can see historic Rt. 40 Bridge to the North. You can see the river peek through when the leaves fall from the trees in winter. In the spring new green leaves blanket the valley and in fall the patchwork of color provides spectacular views of the Patapsco River Valley.