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Get out and enjoy nature in one of these parks near you!

Severn Run Natural Environment Area

If you’re looking for less of a public area and more of a natural sanctuary away from Severna Park, Maryland, then this 1,600-acre greenway is for you. Located near Najoles Road off I-97, it’s possible to drive by these trails without ever knowing they were there! With multiple entrances and only dirt trails, the peace and solitude that Severn Run provides are comforting after a hectic work week. Not just for hiking/jogging/biking, you can fish for brook trout and yellow perch or go hunting for wild mushrooms.


  • Hiking/Jogging
  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Relaxing

person walking a trail in Severn Run Natural Environment Area near Severna Park, Maryland


  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Picnicking
  • Fishing
  • Crabbing
  • Boating
  • Hiking
  • Youth Group Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Historical Sightseeing

Sandy Point State Park

With over 750 acres and just fifteen minutes east of Arnold, Sandy Point State Park sits along the northwestern shore of Chesapeake Bay. The beaches and picnic area overlook the beautiful Bay, providing the perfect place to create some memories with the family! Check out the historical areas, too! Boat rentals available.

shore at Sandy Point State Park near Severna Park, Maryland

Patapsco Valley State Park

Forty minutes north of Severn, Maryland’s first official state park has multiple developed areas totaling more than 14,000 acres.

Different areas include:

McKeldin: Western section featuring trails for horseback riding, mountain biking, and hiking. Also includes course for Frisbee golf and Patapsco River for fishing.
Daniels: The Daniels dam allows for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and swimming.
Hollofield: Central section of the park featuring a 73-site campground. Also includes hiking trails and a scenic overlook above the river valley.
Pickall: Playgrounds, Picnic shelters.
Hilton: Mini-cabins in a small campground, a nature center, and access to many trails.
Avalon/Glen Artney/Orange Grove Flour Mill: Historic sites including the Old Gun Road Stone Arch Bridge, Orange Grove Flour Mill, Cascade Falls, and Swinging Bridge.


  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Camping
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Horseback trails
  • Mountain Bike Trails
  • Picnicking

To view the park’s upcoming planned activities and plan your activities go here and get active!

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