David Craig Park
A small park along the water's edge, located at the entrance to downtown HdG on Union Ave.
At the foot of Congress Avenue; Public fishing and restrooms available. Home port to the Lantern Queen paddle wheeler.
Jean Roberts Park
On Water St., offering a public boat ramp, kayak launch and small covered picnic area; located at water's edge. Easy access to Rt. 40.
Joe K.'s North Park Trail
A one-mile long trail identified by white blazes serves 3 trail system: 1) a portion of the Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway; 2) a segment of the Mason Dixon Trail system; and 3) the Loop Trail system in HdG's North Park. Guided tours are offered - contact the Susquehanna Museum at the Lock House.
The Lafayette Trail
This self-guided tour begins at the City's North Park. Founded in 1782 and incorporated as a city in 1785, you will find that HdG has a rich, architectural history. AS you walk, drive or ride a bike along out tree-lined streets, you will see but a sample of about 800 historic structures.
Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway
4948 Conowingo Road, Darlington , MD 21034
Our mission is to stimulate local economic activity while linking natural, historical and cultural resources by building 40 miles of continuous public recreation trails connecting Harford and Cecil Counties.
A scenic 3/4 mile boardwalk to view the Susquehanna River, adjacent to Tydings Park, Decoy Museum, Maritime Museum and Concord Point Lighthouse. Enjoy waterfowl watching and interpretive signage about the Chesapeake Bay from dusk 'til dawn.
Susquehanna State Park
Located along the Susquehanna River, northwest of HdG, off Route 155. Ph. 410-557-7994 The Susquehanna State Park offers excellent fishing opportunities, boating, mountain biking, horseback riding, hiking, bird watching, picnicking and camping. The children will enjoy the playground, as well. The historic area features the Rock run Grist Mill, built in 1794, the New Jersey toll House, and the Archer Museum.
Swan Harbor Farm
401 Oakington Rd., HdG 21078
A stately and historic farm estate on the Chesapeake Bay situated on 516 acres. Mansion and grounds are available for rent specializing in elegant weddings and outdoor affairs. AS Harford County Park facility, Swan Harbor is open 7 days a week during daylight hours and is ideal for wild life watching along the Chesapeake Bay.
Commerce St., HdG, MD 21078
Enjoy 8 acres overlooking the Susquehanna River, the HdG City Yacht Basin and the entrance to the Promenade. Park includes picnic areas, public restrooms, playground and pavilion.