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blue Valley Trail - South

Trail

2.1 mile 3.3 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 219' 67 m
Descent: -159' -48 m
High: 176' 54 m
Low: 85' 26 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (6°)

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Trail shared by Doug Hay

The southern portion of Valley Trail.

Doug Hay

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This wonderful trail runs along Rock Creek up to the Maryland border for about 5.6 Miles, but dont be fooled by the word Valley in its name. The trail has plenty of elevation change as it twists and turns along side the river.

Contrary to the Western Ridge Trail, the Valley Trail path is a bit more rugged. Watch your footing for rocks, roots and narrow passages. While youll find fewer hikers along the Valley trail, this is probably the most popular hiking trail in the park, and a great place to see wildlife like deer and black snakes.

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Mar 29, 2019
Joe A
2.1mi — 12h 30m
Mar 27, 2019
Joe A
dry, clear, pristine condition 2mi
Nov 11, 2018
Laura Fish
Oct 28, 2018
Laura Fish

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