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Best trails in Rock Creek Regional Park

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Looking for a great trail in Rock Creek Regional Park, Maryland? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 8 easy trails in Rock Creek Regional Park ranging from 0.9 to 16.9 miles and from 252 to 419 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Lakeside and Muncaster Mill Trail
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Scenic Lake and Stream, Easy Hike The trail follows the shoreline of the lake for the most part. From the parking lot, locate a trail to the left of the nature center. It starts right by the informShow more
#2 - Lake Bernard Frank Lakeside Loop
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 57 m
Lake Bernard Frank Lakeside Loop is a 4.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more
#3 - Needwood Trail
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h
Needwood Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and isShow more
#4 - Rock Creek Trail
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 16.9 mi • Est. 7 h 5 m
Rock Creek Trail is a 16.9 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#5 - Rock Creek Trail: Southern Route
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Rock Creek Trail: Southern Route is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Rockville, Maryland that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is good for all skill levels andShow more
#6 - Westside and Blue Heron Loop Trail
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 6 m
Westside and Blue Heron Loop Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#7 - Westside, Lakewood and Dogwood Trail
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 59 m
Westside, Lakewood and Dogwood Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarilyShow more
#8 - Parilla Path and Gude Loop Trail
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 53 m
Parilla Path and Gude Loop Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily useShow more
#9 - Rocky Ridge, Big Pine and Lakeside Trail Loop
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 36 m
Rocky Ridge, Big Pine and Lakeside Trail Loop is a 1.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily uShow more
#10 - Rocky Ridge and Backbone Loop
Rock Creek Regional Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 27 m
Rocky Ridge and Backbone Loop is a 0.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Derwood, Maryland that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walkShow more
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