Hike the Patuxent Branch Trail

Patuxent Branch Trail Parking

Distance

9.12 Miles

Elevation Gain

229 Feet

Activities

Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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

Community Photos

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

Nearby Lodging

From $133/night

Liberty Hill Camp

Aspers, Pennsylvania

From $100/night

Camp Kinzers

Kinzers, Pennsylvania

Reviews

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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.

Distance

9.12 Miles

Elevation Gain

229 Feet

Activities

Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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