This trail is a wildlife hotspot! Enjoy the peaceful river and the animal sightings. 

Park in the lot off of Vollmerhausen Road to access the trail. It's open year round, and dogs are allowed on leash. 

Photos: Chuck Kramer

Pack List

  • Camera
Show More
RT Distance 2.47 Miles
Elevation Gain 157 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Forest
River
Wildlife

Please respect the places you find on The Outbound Collective.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures. Be aware of local regulations and don't damage these amazing places for the sake of a photograph. Learn More

Nearby Adventures

More Nearby Adventures

Hike the Wincopin Trail

Park on Vollmerhausen Road to access the Wincopin trailhead. This hike is easy to get to and accessible for all skill levels.  Photos: Nancy Magnusson zoopmon

15 Saves

Hike the Patuxent Branch Trail

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

24 Saves

Hike the Lake Elkhorn Trail

Park in the lot to access the trail (see map). This is an ideal trail to walk with kids, or to do by yourself! Dogs are welcome too.  Photos: Fuzzy Gerdes, therapybeagles, Yngve Roennike

45 Saves