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Hike, Bike, or Run the Lakeside Trail and Muncaster Mill Trail

Derwood, Maryland

4.5/5
based on 2 reviews

Details

Distance

3.41 miles

Elevation Gain

196 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by The Outbound Collective

Woods, wildlife, birds singing sweetly, and lake views attune you to nature as you follow the trail. 

Park at the Meadowside Nature Center to Access the trailhead. This is a 3.4 mile loop with opportunities for birding and observing wildlife. Dogs are welcome on leash. 

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Features

Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Reviews

Some parts of the trail have a lot of debris, but the lake is a stunning view! Easy hike for beginners like me

Lake Needwood and Lake Frank are part of this hike and bike trails although they're not connected they're five minutes apart. Lake Needwood is more public and on the weekends expect it to be full with people. Lake Frank tends to be isolated yet I find to be better at being a place to relax and unwind. Be careful of snakes in lake frank.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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