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Rock Oak Fire Trail

Intermediate
 2.5 (2)

An alternate to parts of the Big Red Trail, cutting through the center of the park.


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1.4

Miles

2.2

KM

Point to Point

1,077' 328 m

High

755' 230 m

Low

48' 15 m

Up

323' 98 m

Down

5%

Avg Grade (3°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · Wildlife

Day use fees apply. Closed to dogs seasonally.

Description

Access the blue blazed Rock Oak Fire Trail on either end from the Big Red Trail. It is a pleasant hike in either direction, but more uphill from North to South. The climb is slightly more strenuous than gentle. The trail surface is consistent and mildly rocky, with abundant cushioning moss. Finding your way around in the park is easy, as all major trail junctions have signs with topo maps and location indicators.

Flora & Fauna

Typical Appalachian wildlife.

Contacts

Shared By:

Nathan Flaim

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A sea of ferns...
Sep 27, 2020 near Boonsboro, MD
Toad on the path...
Sep 27, 2020 near Boonsboro, MD
Under a canopy of leaves...
Sep 27, 2020 near Boonsboro, MD

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