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Browns Farm Trail

Intermediate

Trail

0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer out and back
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 46' 14 m
Descent: -38' -12 m
High: 1,431' 436 m
Low: 1,386' 423 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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Trail shared by Hunter R

A short interpretive trail exhibiting Catoctin Mountain Park's rich farming history.

Hunter R

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek

Family Friendly Kids will enjoy viewing the historic farm along this trail.

Description

Take a hike on the Browns Farm Trail for a pleasant experience amidst the rich farming history nestled in the heart of Catoctin Mountain Park.

Before starting out on the trail, be sure to pick up a Browns Farm Trail Brochure at the trailhead.

Starting near the Owens Creek Parking Area, follow the trail south as it winds through dense hardwood forests, pine groves, and the abandoned Browns Farm. After enjoying all this trail has to offer, follow it to its end near the picnic tables.

Flora & Fauna

Pine and hardwood forests abound along this trail.

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