Monocacy NRA Long Trail is a 8.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Dickerson, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and horses and is best used from June until August. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Hiking and Equestrian Trail in the Woods This trail connects the Monocacy Natural Resources Area and the Stronghold, Inc. property near Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County, MD. The trail can be accessed from the Monocacy NRS parking lot on MD Route 28, a small parking area on Mount Ephraim Road, or a single-car spot on Ed Sears Road. The trail, used by hikers and horses, is unmarked and maintained solely by the passage of feet, hooves, and water. There are occasional open spots that give a view of the Monocacy River Valley. The Monocacy NRA allows hunting in season.