South of Balitimore and northeast of Hollywood, the Greenwell State Park has a variety of hiking trails. Located on the banks of the lower Patuxent River in Hollywood, Maryland, the 600-acre park has a diverse array of habitat and topography including two miles of shoreline and approximately 10 miles of trails. Some trails skirt a salt march, others are along the banks of the river, and some are inland wooded trails. While hiking the tails, you may encounter Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons, Osprey, King Fisher, Egrets, American Bluebirds, Screech Owls and Barn Owls.
Directions From Points North:
MD Route 5 South to Route 235 South toward Lexington Park. Left onto Route 245 (Sotterley Road) (Burch Mart on the corner). Travel approximately three miles and make a right onto Steer Horn Neck Road. Travel eight-tenths of a mile and turn left onto Rosedale Manor Lane into the park. The entrance is marked with white fencing and a flagpole. Follow directional signs once inside the park.
Overall, Greenwell State Park is the 20th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Maryland.