Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gwynns Falls Trail
Middle Branch Park at Waterview Avenue
Study the Map-Before you start or resume your journey, study the kiosk map and determine your destination along the 15-mile Gwynns Falls Trail. From this point take the trail east past Harbor Hospital one mile to the trail’s current southern terminus at Middle Branch Park at Hanover Street (Trailhead 9).
To the west and north, follow the trail 6.2 miles to the hustle and bustle of the Inner Harbor, or, at Ostend Street, head west to Carroll Park, one of Baltimore’s large landscaped parks. From here to Carroll Park Golf Course (Trailhead 6) is 4.3 miles. Look for similar kiosks at major access points along the trail.
(Inscription beside the photo on the upper right of the marker)
Since the Baltimore Rowing and Water Resource Center opened here in the 1980s, local universities and residents
(Inscription above the photo on the lower left of the marker)
Young people canoe on the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River associated with the Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail.
(Inscription above the photo on the lower right of the marker)
Old postcard of the Fair View boat on the Patapsco River.
Erected by Gwynns Falls Trail Council/ A Project of the Parks and People Foundation.
Location. 39° 15.267′ N, 76° 37.25′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on Waterview Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21230, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reviving the Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); Senator Harry McGuirk (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); John Smith Explores Patapsco (approx. 0.3 miles away); On Guard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cherry Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mount Auburn Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Joseph Gans (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Baltimore.
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Environment • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.