Hike the Patuxent Branch Trail

Maryland Patuxent Branch Trail Parking

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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

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Sun protection
  • Layers
  • Camera
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Activities:

Running, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Out-and-Back

Distance:

9.12 Miles

Elev. Gain:

229 Feet

Rating:

Features:

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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How to Get There

4 months ago

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.

4 months ago

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