Ellicott City, Maryland

Hike Old Ranger Trail to Hollofield Access Trail

3.58 Miles Total - 360 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

This trail is lush, shady, and scenic. 

Park in the designated area on the road off of Baltimore National Pike to access the trailhead. This trail is accessible year-round. Dogs allowed on leash. 

Photos: Jack Lyons

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Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
River
Scenic
Wildlife

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Nice Even In Winter

Very peaceful place to reflect on a winter day

Great Place For A Trail Run

Trail running here is pretty great, fairly easy and not overly crowded.

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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