Did you know Patapsco Valley State Park has over 200 miles of trails?

With a variety of recreational activities available, from biking to camping to adaptive recreation, there's an activity here for everyone.

Get Involved!

Play to your strengths and become one of our many volunteers helping to preserve the Patapsco Valley watershed.

Capture the moment!

If you're a budding photographer, take part in our annual photo contest, PaSNAPsco, open to any amateur or professional photographer. The deadline is November 1, 2022. Get snapping!

Walking Through History

Stroll down one of several Main Streets within the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area and experience a wide range of entertainment, art, history, and shopping!

The Patapsco Valley and You

Patapsco Heritage Greenway is dedicated to promoting and preserving the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area. From watershed cleanups to providing sponsorship and funding to groups engaging in conservation work, all efforts lead to sustainable and enjoyable heritage tourism.

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Looking to get outside and be active? Look no further than Patapsco Valley State Park!

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Discover something new! The Patapsco Valley is the ultimate place to discover and appreciate nature.

Follow the river west from Baltimore and discover where America’s industrial revolution took shape!


Artistic and cultural opportunities are plentiful in the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area.

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By the Numbers

Pounds of trash removed by our dedicated volunteers
Trees planted in 2022
Square feet of invasive plants removed
Trees were preserved using tree maintenance practices

State awards $232,857 in Grant Funding for the Patapsco Valley Heritage Area

ELLICOTT CITY, MD—The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) announced matching grants totaling $232,857 for Patapsco Valley Heritage Area (PVHA) non-profits. The grant funds support heritage tourism projects and activities that…

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PHG Cleanup & Invasive Removal: Historic Oella Cemetery

Join us in helping clean and take care of the Historic Oella Cemetery! What to Bring for our Event Own Tools: Feel free to bring your chainsaw, shovel, machete, loppers,…

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