Parkton

A town that is most known for its beautiful scenery and open green space.

Welcome to Parkton

 
Peace, scenery, and open space in North Baltimore County.
 
Located in Baltimore County, Parkton is a town that is most known for its beautiful scenery and open green space. Its stunning environment and rural feel provide a picturesque oasis for those who reside here. Parkton has some gorgeous newer homes as well as charming and spacious farms. Its rural and small-town feel is a lovely place to take in the fresh air and the beautiful outdoors every day.
 
Parkton is a place where many have lived for generations. It originally was mostly a farming community, and it has historically been well-loved, which reflects in the town as it is today as well. People here have always adored it for its open space and scenic views, which are prevalent. Over the years, residents have been able to enjoy some new growth and development too. You still see these beautiful farms alongside some newer real estate and community growth.
 

What to love

 
  • Wide-open green space, perfect for anyone who loves spending time in a peaceful outdoor environment
  • A mostly rural community with proximity to Baltimore
  • Being surrounded by Vineyards, places to go hiking, golf courses, and other recreational activities to take in the great outdoors.

Local Lifestyle

 
Parkton is known for being laid back and quiet. Residents love it for its unique environment as well as its beauty. Some residents have lived in the neighborhood for generations, and there are also new families, and other people looking for a relaxing slice of life. With plenty of greenery, trails, and parks nearby, recreation is a large part of the Parkton lifestyle. Many of the establishments in the area are locally run, and it has a small town strong sense of community and friendliness.
 

Dining, Shopping & Entertainment

 
Parkton is home to plenty of charming spots, from atmospheric eateries to shopping markets, and everything else in between.
 
Graul’s Market is a place where Parkton residents go for the freshest groceries and more. It’s a one-of-a-kind grocery store, where people love getting fresh produce, meats, baked in-house baked goods and so much more. It doubles as a restaurant, with a lunch menu featuring fantastic sandwiches and subs! Another spot that doubles as a restaurant are Wally’s Country Store. Commonly frequented by Parkton residents, it is both a restaurant and a country convenience shop. Everyone there is known for their friendliness, making it a nice place to spend time, and a great spot to pick up convenience essentials too.
 
A local favorite restaurant is Casa Mias. They serve seafood, meat-based dishes, pasta, and more. What they are the most famous for is their handmade colossal crab cakes, you can even purchase some to take home with you! Casa Mias is a lovely spot that Parkton residents visit to enjoy delicious food and have fun with loved ones. Another restaurant people love is Woodfire Kitchen. It’s commonly known as the go-to pizza spot in Parkton. It has a lovely social atmosphere perfect for meals with friends and family. With woodfire pizzas, burgers, wraps, pasta, and more on their menu, it's no wonder Woodfire Kitchen has become a Parkton staple.
 

Things to Do

 
Parkton offers a variety of exciting outdoor activities. Whether it's going on a hike or taking a trip through a vineyard, Parkton has it all!

For a round of golf, Greystone Golf Course is the place to be. This championship course features 140 feet of elevation and 80 bunkers to explore. All of this in Greystone’s beautiful environment filled with trees and greens make this an ideal place to enjoy the game.

For swimming and beach fun, Parkton residents love to visit Gunpowder Falls State Park. It’s open year-round, and friends and family come to go on a hike, go canoeing, have a picnic, play in the playground area, and more!
 
Taking a hike has never been better at Prettyboy Hike Trail. Its beautiful and scenic environment is wonderful to take in while you walk. Another reason why Parkton residents love this spot is because of all of the wildlife you can see here.
 
Parkton’s location is a prime spot for vineyards. One favorite for all things wine tasting and beyond is Royal Rabbit Vineyards. It’s a place where people love to host their special events with the ones they love too.
 

Schools

 
  • Seventh District Elementary, kindergarten-5th grade; Has a U.S. News Best Elementary Schools award badge for the school’s high ranking.
  • Hereford Middle, grades 6-8; Winner of the Blue Ribbon award for academic excellence.
  • Hereford High, grades 9-12; Winner of the Blue Ribbon award for academic excellence.
 

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