Patuxent River State Park

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Patuxent River State Park
Maryland State Park
Country United States
State Maryland
Counties Howard, Montgomery
Elevation 407 ft (124 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°15′34″N 77°04′53″W / 39.25944°N 77.08139°W / 39.25944; -77.08139Coordinates: 39°15′34″N 77°04′53″W / 39.25944°N 77.08139°W / 39.25944; -77.08139 [1]
Area 6,703 acres (2,713 ha) [2]
 - Wildlands 1,579 acres (639 ha) [2]
Established Unspecified
Management Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Location in Maryland
Website: Patuxent River State Park

Patuxent River State Park is a Maryland state park located along the upper reaches of the Patuxent River in Howard and Montgomery counties. The park features hunting, fishing, mountain biking, horseback riding, and hiking on unsigned and untended trails.[3] It is part of the Northeastern coastal forests ecoregion.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Patuxent River State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ a b "FY2013 DNR Owned Lands Acreage Report". Maryland DNR. Retrieved December 2, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Patuxent River State Park". Maryland DNR. Retrieved November 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ Olson, D. M, E. Dinerstein et al. (2001). "Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World: A New Map of Life on Earth". BioScience 51 (11): 933–938. doi:10.1641/0006-3568(2001)051[0933:TEOTWA]2.0.CO;2. 

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