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Instead of restricting Kilgore Falls, State should open more parkland, councilman says

Instead of restricting Kilgore Falls, State should open more parkland, councilman says

As nearby residents struggle with problems from increasing use of Kilgore Falls in northern Harford County, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has an opportunity to add hundreds of acres of parkland to the state’s inventory, a county councilman said Tuesday.

The previous week’s Harford County Council meeting, Councilman Chad Shrodes discussed a letter he sent over the summer to DNR asking for solutions to an overcrowded Kilgore Falls at Falling Branch in Pylesville.

Part of Rocks State Park, Kilgore Falls has become overrun with people who are making it a destination swimming and picnic area, imposing on nearby residents and leaving trash scattered about, Shrodes...

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