Maryland March 30, 2016
10 Terrifying Views In Maryland That Will Make Your Palms Sweat
There are several scenic overlooks in Maryland, all of which are quite stunning in real life. But depending on how steep, rocky, or particularly windy it is the day you’re visiting, one wrong move could mean serious injury or death. Here are 10 amazing views in Maryland worth a visit, but please use caution because there have been recorded fatalities at a few of these spots.
1. King and Queen Seat
Located in Rocks State Park in Jarrettsville, this natural 190-foot rock outcrop was once a gathering place for the Susquehanna Indians. Visit the Rocks State Park website
2. Sugar Loaf Mountain
Sugar Loaf mountain is a unique mountain that has been designated as a Natural Registered Landmark. The hike up Sugar Loaf is just as memorable as the view. Find more information
3. Chimney Rock at Catoctin Mountain Park
Chimney Rock is one of several scenic overlooks at Catoctin Mountain Park. It's the most appealing because of the obvious ability to sit on the rock while taking in the glorious sights around Thurmont.
4. Gambrill State Park
Located in the High Knob area of the park, this spot boasts views of Frederick and Middletown Valleys. Website
5. Lover's Leap
You can find this spectacular spot high above the Cumberland Narrows. The best view in Allegany County...
6. Dan's Rock
Or is it? Some may say Dan's Rock is arguably THE BEST view in the Allegany County area. Perhaps it's really just personal preference.
Dan's Rock Website
7. Washington Monument State Park
You can find this gorgeous view atop South Mountain in Washington County. It's a great hike that is also quite memorable. Click
for more information.
8. Maryland Heights
This hike will give you a spectacular view of Harpers Ferry.
9. Weverton Cliffs
Also near Harpers Ferry, you can find Weverton Cliffs. It's a lesser-known outlook that won't disappoint. Check out more information
10. High Rock
Just off of the Appalachian Trail, you can find this spot, which is popular among hang-gliders.
High Rock Website
How many of these impressive views in Maryland have you visited?