Hike the Patuxent Branch Trail

Patuxent Branch Trail Parking - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

A peaceful hike by the Little Patuxent river--hike as  much as 9 miles or go for a shorter distance on this out-and-back. 

Park in the lot by Savage Park to access this trail. Great for families, birding, and biking. This trail is accessible from May until October. 

Photos: Jeff Kubina, Matt Tillett, David Heise

Distance

9.12 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

229 ft Gain

Type

Out-and-Back

Activities

Running, Hiking

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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

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Overall rating: 

No Clear Paths

For someone looking to do some light mileage this trail was quite unpleasant. No clear signage or paths longer than .2 miles.

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