A nice little hike we took last month. A little over a mile and a half. The green highlight is our path; from Belair Rd. to Harford Rd. and back. Use caution once you get to Harford Rd. to cross over the bridge. People are flying down that road and approach a curve. It is hard to be seen.
From the parking lot on Belair Rd. we head under the bridge.
Additional graffiti is added every year. And yes we do –
A nice pattern for the walkway under the bridge.
Looking towards Harford Rd.
The trail. I have nothing against Mountain Bikers, as long as they are on a trail that I am not on, but quite a few act like they have the right of way on these narrow spots – you don’t! Common courtesy is the rule of the day.
Across the Falls.
A sandbar up ahead.
Time to look for some river glass.
Not much glass but Kathy found this. Possible arrowhead?
Lots of debris in the Falls – lots of rain all summer. Molly looking for a way around it.
A pond off to the side of the Falls, before Harford Rd.
A foot bridge over the stream that feeds the pond.
After crossing over the bridge at Harford Rd. we head back. This path is pretty narrow. In all the years I have hiked the Gunpowder Falls, I have never taken this path for some reason? Kathy practicing her dance moves.
Rot inducing pathogens or fungus, whichever you prefer.
Looking thru a leaf to see what I can see…
Heading to Belair Rd. the path swerves north along the road a few hundred yards before you can climb up and over. Belair Rd. is a 4 lane highway at this point. Speed limit, well doesn’t matter, people again are flying by…