Colesville, Maryland

Hike the Paint Branch Trail

2 Miles Total - 280 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

Lush, beautiful forest hiking trail featuring a creek. 

Park on the shoulder of Fairland Road to access the trailhead. When you get to Little Seneca Creek, walk upstream to find a fallen log you can walk across. Trail  map here:

Photos: Mr.TinDC, TrailVoice

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