Hike or Bike the Perimeter Trail

Rate this Adventure Perimeter Trail

Pleasant, shady trail with good chance of seeing wildlife. 

Park off of W. Marlton Ave to access the trailhead (see map). Trail is near Greenbelt, Maryland, is accessible year round and is dog-friendly. 

Photos: lipsciterp

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 8.64 Miles
Elevation Gain 583 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Kayaking, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Dog Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic
Wildflowers

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