Tag: patapsco valley state park

Chasing Waterfalls

As I was enjoying the rainy day with raging creeks and streams, it would only make sense that I would also chase waterfalls. On my way home from Washington D.C. I decided to stop by Patapsco Valley State Park and head towards Cascade Falls in the Avalon area. […]

Oopsy Daisy !

Ah winter. Winter can be so much fun when there are below freezing temperatures for several days in a row. We had an arctic blast blow through Maryland this past weekend and following behind were arctic winds that blew for two solid days with wind gusts up to […]

Bloede’s Dam

“All good things must come to an end.” And such is the story of the historic Bloede’s Dam in Patapsco Valley State Park. Not well known, Bloede’s Dam was the world’s first hydroelectic dam, built by the Patapsco Electric and Manufacturing Company in 1907. Providing electric to the […]

Small but Mighty

Along the trail in Patapsco Valley State Park is a small but mighty waterfall. Full with the early spring rain, it flowed over the moss covered rocks towards a small stream. Loud and bold it was, showing its little might. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Far better is it to dare mighty […]