South Mountain State Park

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Maryland's portion of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail is situated along the ridge top of South Mountain. You can make a simple day hike, an overnight backpack trip or a multi-night excursion part of your South Mountain adventure. Use a detailed Appalachian Trail map to plan your outing, available for purchase at Greenbrier and Washington Monument State Parks. South Mountain features several impressive scenic vistas, including High Rock, Black Rock, Annapolis Rock, White Rock and Weverton Cliffs.