Hike This Stairway To Nowhere In Maryland For A Magical Woodland Adventure
looking for new hikes in Maryland? This one deserves to go on your to-do list! Check out this beautiful trek that features stunning overlook views, bridges, and an enchanting stairway among the forest. Read on for the details…
Today we're exploring Black Rock via the Appalachian Trail. This is an out and back hike located at South Mountain State Park in the Myersville / Boonsboro area.
Prepare to hike about 7.2 miles total for the day. Clear a few hours and bring plenty of snacks and water.
This trail is rated as moderate and includes plenty of things to see along the way. Prepare to encounter bridges...
...and keep your eyes peeled for wildlife. It's not uncommon to spot a deer or two.
You may also spot wildflowers and patches of fabulous ferns.
The best part is the enchanting stairway located along your journey.
You'll definitely want to snap some photos when encountering this area.
Some people have said that this is the most difficult part of the trek. Just remember that slow and steady wins the race. Take your time!
Along with enjoying the fairy tale staircase, you'll also enjoy the glorious overlook views along this trek.
Inspiring sites like this makes this Maryland hike so worth the effort.
You can hike Black Rock via the Appalachian Trail any time of year, even during wintertime! Our favorite time is during autumn when the foliage enhances the views even more. No matter when you visit, you can't go wrong.
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South Mountain State Park, 21843 National Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713, USA