Savage, Maryland

Hike the Patuxent Branch Trail

9.12 Miles Total - 229 ft gain - Out-and-Back Trail

Originally 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

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Tags

Running
Hiking
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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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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