Patapsco Valley State Park

  • Species lists for all sites in PVSP have been combined. In addition, Race Road Wetlands has separate lists.
  • Each of the sites has a photo page including scenery and wildlife. Explore the bird and plant diversity of the entire park at PVSP Bird Photos and PVSP Plant Photos.
  • PVSP Headquarters is at Hollofield. For information, call 410-461-5005 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday.
  • To report problems, call headquarters or Park Watch at 1-800-825-7275.
  • Bow Hunting: There may be a deer hunting season in the fall and winter. See the Hunting Guide at PVSP web page or Department of Natural Resources.
Hugg-Thomas WMA Sykesville/River Road Henryton Marriottsville Woodstock Daniels Old Frederick Hollofield Avalon/Orange Grove Race Road Wetlands
  • PVSP_Trail_Map (36K) If you regularly bird in the PVSP, consider getting a trail map. A PVSP complete trail map is recommended for travel away from the river. The map is available for purchase at the Hollofield area Headquarters Building, the Avalon Visitor Center, and the Marriottsville contact station (McKeldin area).
PVSP Compiler: Scott Berglund
  • The Patapsco Valley Watershed has been the site of a number of fishway construction projects at dams, which DNR now says have not lived up to expectations. This is the map that is at the Daniels Dam. (Click on the map for an expanded view; to return to this page, click on the left arrow in the upper left corner of your browser.)
    Photo by Sue Earp.
Patapsco River watershed

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