Skip to main content
  1. Life
  2. Health & Fitness
  3. Fitness & Exercise

Shed calories by hiking Baltimore's local hiking trails

See also

This summer find yourself in tune with nature and the scenic views around Baltimore’s local hiking trails.

Hiking offers endless opportunities to lose weight and have fun at the same time exploring your destination up and downhill through dirt and grassy roads.

This physical activity is accessible and affordable. Just imagine hiking a 5-mile trail and shedding several calories from walking, jogging or biking through steep hills, flats and mountains.

It’s an easy activity that requires not much equipment. Enjoy the great outdoor ambiance with family or friends and be prepared for the stormy or hot weather conditions.

Lock Raven Reservoir in Towson, Maryland has a nice scenic view and a short drive. With 15 miles of trail hiking the Susquehanna Hiking Trail is the perfect spot for beginners to advanced hikers to escape in the wilderness.

Some other popular spots in Maryland have miles of trails for hiking and backpacking like Patapsco Valley State Park in Ellicott, City, Maryland, which has over 170 miles of trails.

Oregon Ridge Park in Cockeysville, Maryland, will have you lusting for more with its steep hills and grassy trails. Gwynn Falls Trail is an asphalt trail filled with great scenery.

Advertisement

Life

  • Tom Petty
    Seven overlooked videos that prove the genius of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Today's Buzz
  • Gaylord Pickens
    Discover Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum dollar days
    Camera
    6 Photos
  • Yoga poses
    Learn how to strengthen your core muscles with these yoga poses
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Baby boomer STD rates
    Sexually transmitted diseases: Baby boomers booming STD rates
    Camera
    7 Photos
  • Open relationships
    Are you thinking about exercising your option to be in an open relationship?
    Camera
    5 Photos
  • Medical symptoms
    See which symptoms should cause you to seek a doctor’s attention right away
    Camera
    6 Photos