Rocks State Park In Maryland: Kid Friendly Guide

The state of Maryland has some truly incredible state parks. Rocks State Park in rural Northern Harford County is one of our absolute favorites!

There are multiple primary attractions and areas that the whole family would love. Rocks State Park is definitely among the great places in Maryland for day trips and outdoor exploring!

Check out the Rocks State Park Kid Friendly Guide for our best tips if you are visiting with kids!

Kilgore Falls/Falling Branch Area

The hike out to Kilgore Falls, which is Maryland’s second highest vertical drop waterfall, is really easy. One of the best and most kid friendly hikes in Maryland.

You can walk the trail to the top of the falls or climb boulders on the side of the falls to the top.

Climbing And Bouldering For Older Kids

Reservations are required to visit the Rocks State Park. You can reserve a parking space online, the small parking area at Falling Branch can fit 28 cars.

Kilgore Falls Reservations And Logistics

This picnic area has plenty of parking, picnic tables, picnic pavilions, super nice restroom facilities, and a playground!

Picnic Areas: Rock Ridge, Wilson’s, And Hills Grove

This high rock outcrop offers spectacular 190-foot views from above Deer Creek and is truly a unique destination.

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