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Gilpin's Falls

Beside the Gilpin's Covered Bridge, Elkton, MD 21921
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Beautiful waterfall but not well marked trail.

We had a good time hiking to the falls But couldn’t find the covered bridge. It was hard to find... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2017
Nurit B
,
East Brunswick, New Jersey
via mobile
Nice

Bridge is ok. Hike the trail that others talked about in their reviews to see the falls. The trail... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
JubileeJerry
,
Springfield, Ohio
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“cecil” (3 reviews)
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Beside the Gilpin's Covered Bridge, Elkton, MD 21921
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Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We had a good time hiking to the falls But couldn’t find the covered bridge. It was hard to find the entry point to the trail, which was behind the scoreboard for the baseball field, but we met a campus security guard who showed us...More

2  Thank Nurit B
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Bridge is ok. Hike the trail that others talked about in their reviews to see the falls. The trail from the bridge is not that great And has a fence that is knocked down with a private property sign that is hardly visible. I assume...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The best way to see this area is to go the Cecil College, park to the right at the back end of the theater parking lot and walk around the lower end of the theater building. As you come back up the back side, there...More

4  Thank EllisAndersen
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were told about this and found it easily behind the baseball fields and tennis courts at Cecil College. The path is really pretty well maintained and marked with stacked stones. We weren't expecting the rushing water or the falls, and so this was a...More

2  Thank moonovermyhammy
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Sitting just below the covered bridge is a series of small falls, or cascades. I've seen better, but don't pass on the opportunity to see them if you stopped to see the bridge. On rainy days, the rocks can be very slippery, so be careful.

1  Thank jaimeelsabio
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

You can catch the beginning of the trail behind the Cecil Community College baseball fields. It take you down creekside where you can stop and enjoy the small waterfall/babbling brook.. If you continue to head North along the trail, it progressively gets more difficult as...More

2  Thank Christina I
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This place was great for my girlfriend and me. We walked down a muddy trail so we could climb and jump from rock to rock. If you are looking for something easy this is probably not worth it for you.

1  Thank Duane S
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Reviewed 25 June 2016

Yes, there are falls there. Do you first realize the attraction? No. The covered bridge is the big draw. And recently after a freak snow storm I grabbed my camera and headed over there for some great pictures. I photographed the spillway across the street...More

1  Thank mysterytraveler56
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