Little Falls of the Gunpowder - Parkton (Maryland Route 45) to Gunpowder Falls

Little Falls of the Gunpowder, Maryland, US


Parkton (Maryland Route 45) to Gunpowder Falls

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 20 fpm
Max Gradient 50 fpm

The Falls of Little Falls

The Falls of Little Falls
Photo by Mark Kennell

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
usgs-01582000 175 - 4000 cfs I-III 00h23m 125 cfs (too low)

River Description

Reference pg 153 of Ed Gertler's Maryland and Delaware Canoe trails book

More description later

Ed Evangelidi testifies:
This stream likes to collect dead wood a lot. So be careful and use the bike trail to scout ahead.
StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2018-07-27 10:24:09

Rapid Descriptions

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User Comments

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September 26 2002 (5922 days ago)
Lee H ThonusDetails
Mark, there is an online gage. I'm sure that Ed E would run it at 100 cfs. Maybe a minimum of 125
for the rest of us. - Lee Thonus

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