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MD-Gwynn Falls/Leakin Park

Gwynn Falls/Leakin Park
Baltimore MD

Trail Liaison: Paul Kovalcik, Eric Crawford pkovalcik@biohabitats.com
Spring 2010 Trailwork Days: Saturday, April 17

Description


The Gwynns Falls Trail, a 14-mile hiker/biker route, provides opportunities for access to the Dead Run and Gwynns Falls valley sections of the park as well as a connecting link to the Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. It can be accessed from trailhead parking lots at the I-70 terminus Park and Ride, Winans Meadow, Windsor Mill Road, Leon Day Park, and Frederick Avenue. For more information and a map of the trail sites and amenities go to the Gwynns Falls Trail website.

Directions

From the West and I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) to Trailhead T1 : Take I-695 Exit 16, I-70 East/Local Traffic/Park & Ride. Proceed past I-70 Exit 94, Security Boulevard, and park in the Park & Ride lot. The I-70 Trailhead (T1) is at the eastern end of the Park & Ride.

From the West and I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) to Trailhead T2: Take I-695 Exit 16, I-70 East/Local Traffic/Park & Ride. Exit at I-70 Exit 94 Security Boulevard. Stay in the right lane and turn right at the Ingleside Avenue traffic light. Cross the bridge and turn right at the top of the bridge (just before the Franklintown sign). Proceed one block to the stop sign at Franklintown Road and turn left. Proceed on Franklintown Road approximately 1.5 miles past the intersection with Winans Way, and the Winans Meadow Trailhead will be around the bend on the left.

From the East and Downtown Baltimore: Take US 40 west (Franklin Street and Edmondson Avenue past Edmondson Village (4.5 miles) Go west on US 40 to Winans Way. Turn right on to Winans Way. Follow Winans Way to the third stop sign and turn right on to Franklintown Road. Follow Franklintown Road for 1/3 mile to the Winans Meadow Trailhead (T2).

From North Avenue: Go west on North Avenue. Cross Hilton Parkway. At the next intersection turn left onto Morris Road, turn right onto Franklintown Road. Follow Franklintown Road for approximately 1 mile to the Winans Meadow Trailhead (T2). Alternatively, at Franklintown Road turn left and follow it to the Leon Day Park Trailhead (T4) on the right.

From Liberty Heights Avenue to Trailhead 3: Take Hilton Street south to Gwynns Falls Parkway and turn right (west). Follow Gwynns Falls Parkway to the intersection with Windsor Mill Road and turn right. Follow Windsor Mill Road for approximately 3 blocks to the Windsor Mill Road Trailhead (T3) on the left.

From Liberty Heights Avenue to Trailhead 4: Take Garrison Boulevard south, bear left at Clifton Avenue (Walbrook Junction) and turn right onto Denison Street. Proceed to North Avenue and directly across to Morris Road. Follow Morris Road to Franklintown Road and turn right. Follow Franklintown Road for approximately 1 mile to the Winans Meadow Trailhead. Alternatively, at Franklintown Road turn left and follow it to the Leon Day Park Trailhead (T4) on the right.

From North Central Baltimore and I-83: Northbound on I-83 take 28 th Street west bound to Druid Park Lake Drive. From local roads or I-83 southbound, take 29th Street westbound to Druid Park Lake Drive (The Druid Hill Reservoir is on the right). Follow Druid Park Lake Drive to McCullough Street (Druid Hill Park is on the right). Move to one of the two left-hand lanes. Continue to Gwynns Falls Parkway and turn left. Follow Gwynns Falls Parkway to Hilton Street and turn left. Continue on Hilton Street to North Avenue and turn right. Proceed to the next intersection and turn left on Morris Road. Turn right onto Franklintown Road. Follow Franklintown Road for approximately 1 mile to the Winans Meadow Trailhead (T2). Alternatively, at Franklintown Road turn left and follow it to the Leon Day Park Trailhead (T4) on the right.

Please Note: Trailheads have signs and map kiosks showing the Trail and the surrounding area.

Map to Trailhead

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Trail Map: http://friendsofgwynnsfallsleakinpark.org/parkmap.php

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