Hike the Patuxent River Park Trail

4.68 Miles Round Trip - 255 ft gain - Loop Trail

Patuxent River Park Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Beautiful and remote boardwalk hike that will put your mind at ease. 

Park at the end of Park Entrance Road (see map) to access the trail. Great place for birding, trail running, and sea kayaking. Dogs are not permitted, so leave your canine friends at home or choose a different hike. 

Photos: biblio1979, David Heise, bneises

Tags

Mountain Biking
Running
Kayaking
Hiking
River
Wildlife

Details

4.68 Miles
255 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

Stay Nearby

Washington, District of Columbia

Fort Dupont Park Picnic Areas

Greenbelt, Maryland

Greenbelt Park Picnic Areas

Greenbelt, Maryland

Greenbelt Campground

Fort Washington, Maryland

Fort Washington Park Day Use Facilities

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Patuxent River Park Trail

Very pretty, scenic and serene trail...easy and well-marked with many water features and overlooks. Features a 19th century slave cabin.