8400 Fair Street
Savage Park offers many opportunities for discovering wildlife, wildflowers and natural history along 2.8 miles of interconnecting trails, including links to Patuxent Branch Trail and Lake Elkhorn.
The Savage Loop Trail offer different lengths and terrains for hikers and bikers of various skill levels. The park environment offers an abundance of recreational areas such as 5 ball diamonds; 2 basketball courts; 2 horseshoe pits; a picnic pavilion available on a first-come-first-served basis, unless reserved; 4 lighted tennis courts, 2 volleyball courts, and a playground. The outfields of ball diamonds 1-4 can be permitted out to serve as a multipurpose field or a mini-soccer field, but no goals are provided. Personal grills and hibachis are permitted. Don’t forget to explore the historic Bollman Truss Bridge and Savage Mill during your visit. The Park is open from 7 AM to dusk, or as posted. Park regulations prohibit hunting, firearms, swimming and alcoholic beverages (unless consumed in a rented pavilion). Leashed pets are allowed in the park but not in picnic or sports areas. Howard County law requires owners to clean up after their pets. Park Rangers are on patrol. To report damage or park concerns, leave a message on the Department's hot-line, 410-313-DIRT (3478). The Savage Boys and Girls Club operates the concession during its programs. Trout fishing on the Little Patuxent are: creel limit (all trout species) in aggregate—two daily, two possession; no minimum size; no closed season; no restrictions on terminal tackle.
Savage Park Hiking Trails
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Savage Mill Race Trail
The Trail is 1.4 miles with some rocky, downhill terrain. It follows the Little Patuxent River. If you travel North you will connect with the Patuxent Branch Trail. If you travel South you will end up by the mill race along the Middle Patuxent River at Savage Mill.
Savage Mill Trail and Wincopin Trails are not accessible from Savage Park
Savage Mill Trail
This trail is a .8 mile trail, level enough for strollers and bicycles, beginning at Bollman Truss Bridge and ending a few hundred feet past the stone dam abutments near the Middle and Little Patuxent rivers.
These are natural surface trails with some steep slopes. Each segment is marked with a corresponding color blaze to help you find your way.