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Rachel Carson Greenway Trail

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This path is part of the Anacostia Trail System and heads from Wheaton-Glenmont to Hyattsville.


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12.0

Miles

19.3

KM

Point to Point

261' 80 m

High

14' 4 m

Low

51' 16 m

Up

294' 90 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views

Description

This trail is on the eastern side of the stream, as opposed to the Northwest Branch Trail. The two trails split right at the beginning. Simply follow the Rachel Carson Greenway Trail across the creek onto this hiker-only trail.

The trail starts out with a bang throwing rocks and uneven trail at you from the gun. Eventually, the trail becomes smoother after it crosses Colevsville road and is paved after it crosses the Capitol Beltway.

Here is the Trail map courtesy of Montgomery County Parks

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Grant Dong

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Typical section of the Copperhead Run Trail.
Jun 13, 2020 near Four Co…, MD

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