Columbia, Maryland

Hike the Lake Elkhorn Trail

1.99 Miles Total - 22 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally 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

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Tags

Canoeing
Fishing
Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Lake
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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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!

Leave No Trace

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

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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