Adventure ExtraThe American Discovery Trail, the nation’s first coast-to-coast, non-motorized recreation trail, runs through Tuckahoe State Park, which also features the Adkins Arboretum, a 400-acre preserve with four miles of meadow and woodland paths. In the Capital Region, the discovery trail links into the flat, barrier-free Anacostia Tributary Trail System.
Points of interest along the way include an aviation museum, ice rink and golf course. Look online at American Discovery Trail. Dog Hikes Everyone’s list of favorite canine-friendly hiking spots in the Baltimore area includes Patapsco Patapsco Valley State Park (Daniels Area), the Cylburn Arboretum and Gunpowder Falls State Park (Hereford Area) . Dogs are allowed at many other state parks, as well as national parks such as the Antietam and Monocacy national battlefields and Assateague Island National Seashore (but not Assateague Island State Park). Hiking Resources Maryland State Park and Forest Trail Guides (for purchase): 1-800-830-3974,