Palmer State Park

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Palmer State Park
Maryland State Park
Country United States
State Maryland
County Harford
Elevation 312 ft (95 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°36′59″N 76°16′38″W / 39.61639°N 76.27722°W / 39.61639; -76.27722Coordinates: 39°36′59″N 76°16′38″W / 39.61639°N 76.27722°W / 39.61639; -76.27722 [1]
Area 590 acres (239 ha) [2]
Established 1965
Management Maryland Department of Natural Resources
IUCN category III[3]
Location in Maryland
Website: Palmer State Park

Palmer State Park is a public recreation area located along Deer Creek two miles southwest of Dublin in Harford County, Maryland. The state park saw its genesis in 1965, when Gerald and Ruth Palmer donated 463 acres for use as a public park, the park's historic industrial sites include remnants of the Husband Flint Mill and Deer Creek Iron Works.[4] The heavily forested area is open to canoeing, fishing, and hiking.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Palmer State Park". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Fiscal Year 2016 DNR Owned Lands Acreage" (PDF). Maryland Department of Natural Resources. July 29, 2016. Retrieved November 6, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Palmer State Park". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 1 May 2018. 
  4. ^ "Palmer State Park Land Unit Plan" (PDF). Maryland Department of Natural Resources. June 2012. Retrieved November 6, 2017. 
  5. ^ "Palmer State Park". Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved November 6, 2017. 

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