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Silver Spring, Maryland

Walk the Underground Railroad Experience Trail

3 Miles Total - 160 ft gain - Loop Trail

Originally added by The Outbound Collective

Tune in to the past and find out what kind of terrain slaves traversed in the pursuit of freedom. 

Park off of the side of the road to access the trail (see map). This is an educational trail on private property. Dogs and horses welcome on the trail. 

Photos: TrailVoice

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Running
Hiking
Dog Friendly
Family Friendly
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers

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Great Family Hike

Easy & beautiful hike through woods and fields, but fascinating because of its historical background. Gives several opportunities to learn about the famous Underground Railroad - even through hiding in a hollow tree. Great for families.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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