Hike the Lake Elkhorn Trail

1.99 Miles Round Trip - 22 ft gain - Loop Trail

Lake Elkhorn Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Beautiful lake setting perfect for a peaceful walk, enhanced by wildlife and wildflowers.

Park in the lot to access the trail (see map). This is an ideal trail to walk with kids, or to do by yourself! Dogs are welcome too. 

Photos: Fuzzy Gerdes, therapybeagles, Yngve Roennike

Tags

Canoeing
Fishing
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Lake
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

1.99 Miles
22 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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Millersville, Maryland

Washington DC / Capitol KOA

Greenbelt, Maryland

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Washington, District of Columbia

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Overall rating: 

Nice Length

Beautiful to walk around the lake. Though I wouldn’t call it a hike it’s a nice long walk (or shorter run but you can easily do the loop multiple times). Paved path, fishing spots and a playground, it has something for everyone!