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|Harford County has everything a
nature lover could want, including state parks, hiking, canoeing, walking
trails, and nature centers.
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center
700 Otter Point Road
Located on Otter Point Creek, this 600+ acre portion of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is open to the public every Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm and every Sunday from noon to 5 pm. Call for information on canoeing, children’s activities, workshops, and nature hikes.
Eden Mill Park & Nature Center
1617 Eden Mill Road
Looking for an outdoor adventure? This 57-acre park, bordering Deer Creek, offers a variety of outdoor adventure activities, including hiking, canoeing, bird watching, and mill tours. Picnicking areas with grills, plenty of parking,
Ma & Pa Biking Trail
The head of the Ma & Pa trail starts at Tollgate Road in Bel Air.
Mariner Point Park
This 38 acre waterfront park offers picnicking, pavilions, playgrounds, trails, fishing, piers, and boat launching ramps.
Rocks State Park,
Rocks Chrome Hill Road
Located eight miles north of Bel Air on Route 24, Rocks State Park is located on 850-acres Deer Creek. "The King and Queen Seats," where, according to legend, Indian Chieftains once sat in tribal council is the most popular feature of this park, but rock climbing, picnicking, hiking, tubing, wading, canoeing, fishing, bow hunting (in season), and photography opportunities are also available for your enjoyment.
Susquehanna State Park
Havre de Grace
Excellent fishing opportunities, boating, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, bird watching, and picnicking are all available at Susquehanna State Park. There is also a playground on site.