Description - Located in Carroll County, the Morgan Run Natural Environment Area is comprised of approximately 1,400 acres of natural area.
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Morgan Run Natural Environment Area
- Morgan Run Natural Environment Area provides wide open spaces for hiking and horseback riding. These two features are very popular. Please note that equestrians are restricted to specific trails. The Morgan Run is available to trout anglers as a catch-and-release trout stream. The two species of trout in Morgan Run are brown and rainbow; most often caught from the London Bridge Road upstream to State Route 97.
For fishing details, call (in-state) 1-877-620-8DNR, (out-of-state) 1-800-688-FINS and (TTY) 1-410-260-8835.
Recreation - Hiking, horseback riding, and trout fishing are the three main recreations enjoyed at this undeveloped park. Regulated hunting permitted.
Climate - Maryland has four distinct seasons with spring and fall being particularly pleasant with low humidity and mild temperatures. The average January temperature ranges between 30 and 34 degrees F (-1 to 1 C) with July averages ranging between 74 degrees F and 80 degrees F. Typically, coastal temperatures are slightly warmer then the western Appalachian Plateau area. Travelers should be aware that winters can become miserably cold and summers can be hazy, hot and humid with afternoon thundershowers.
Morgan Run Natural Environment Area is located south of Westminster off State Route 97 and Bartholow Road. Travel to Ben Rose Lane parking area to enter the NEA.