Baltimore July 13, 2017
by Jamie Alvarenga 8 Natural Hidden Gems In Baltimore Most People Don’t Know Even Exist
Hidden gems are plentiful in Baltimore when it comes to historic buildings, museums, and hole-in-the-wall eateries. If you’re more interested in hidden gems among nature, then check out the following spots. How many of these outdoorsy places did you know about?
1. Lake Roland
Lake Roland Park is open from sunrise to sunset each and every day. It's the perfect little escape from city life. Bring a canoe and let your worries float away.
Address: 1000 Lakeside Dr, Baltimore, MD 21210
2. Cylburn Arboretum
This sprawling arboretum is full of history and scenic beauty. The Japanese Maple tree is what draws many visitors to this spot. You can't help but want to take a photo of its beauty.
Address: 4915 Greenspring Ave, Baltimore, MD 21209
3. Sherwood Gardens
You can visit this free garden year-round but spring is when it truly comes to life, boasting hundreds of brightly-colored tulips. Or simply bring a picnic basket and relax under one of the trees.
Address: 4100 Greenway, Baltimore, MD 21218
4. Jones Falls Trail
If it's hiking you seek then head to Jones Falls Trail. It winds through places like Cylburn Arboretum and Druid Hill Park so you can certainly make stops along the way.
5. The Sculpture Garden at Baltimore Museum of Art
Many people have heard of this impressive Baltimore museum, but few know about its whimsical sculpture garden. This happy place is worth a visit all on its own.
Address: 10 Art Museum Dr, Baltimore, MD 21218
6. BWI Trail
This 11-mile trail is great for cycling. It offers diverse views along the way, feeling like an epic journey right around the city.
7. Hart-Miller Island State Park
This state park is only reachable by boat, so getting here is quite the adventure. This island park offers a beach, trails, picnic facilities, and campsites.
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8. Herring Run Park
This park has a little bit of everything, including ruins! If you're into exploring defunct spots around the city, then you'll want to check this place out.
Address: 3900 Bel Air Rd Baltimore, MD 21213
Where are your favorite nature-infused spots around the city? For a list of area waterfalls,
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