hiking
5 days ago

Had a nice time on this trail. Up hill the whole way! Great views at the top, dogs had a good time and it tired them out!

2 months ago

Kinda steep on your way up but overall really nice trail! Easy to follow and the view at the top it great! Parking is a little weird though. You're basically parking on the side of the road.

hiking
2 months ago

Out of all the trails in Garrett County, this is my favorite. The numerous creek crossings, although a surprise, added to the adventure.

hiking
4 months ago

Beautiful view, steep uphill the whole way

hiking
5 months ago

Nice trail, well marked. Unexpected many creek crossings.

hiking
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

Really good one hour round trip hike. Beast of a hill but it's a great workout and beautiful view at the end. Be careful of rattlesnakes, had a big one rattle at us and slide off the trail. Trail very well maintained.

9 months ago

easy and quick fire road. nice views. a good trail when you cant be gone all day.

great view.....long hike up

10 months ago

Very nice walk on a beautiful day! Make sure you wear clothing that covers because bugs are bad in the summer and the plants are tall. The trail is very natural. Lovely personal hike if you want to get away!

hiking
10 months ago

It's a pretty short hike with a steady incline to the top. The view at the top is gorgeous. Unfortunately there is broken glass all over the ground under the tower, so be careful if you take your dogs. Not much else to say about it.

hiking
11 months ago

Trail needs some TLC. It was very overgrown. If it weren't for that, I would have loved it. I'll probably try it again, but maybe in the fall.

If this is the fire tower trail, agree with prior poster. Trail is basically a gradual incline road to a very nice overlook. Climbing the fire tower was the most adrenaline induced part of the hike. Great pics!

easy walk, beautiful view, fire tower n lots of rocks

hiking
Sunday, June 11, 2017

It's short but tough in the incline going up to the summit but totally worth the view. Do not recommend doing this trail on a hot/humid day.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

was more of a off road trail for state access rather than your typical trail. beautiful view. I was undue that I went the right way because it's conservation land and I was afraid I was trespassing but I met some scientists doing wildlife work and they assured me it was open to the public

Sunday, March 26, 2017

someone help!! we drove up and down westernport rd and we could not find the entrance

hiking
Friday, February 24, 2017

Worth all five stars in my book for the view at the top. It truly is one of the best -- maybe in Maryland. The trail up is unremarkable, mostly grass covered. Fairly steep grade, but not the steepest -- just a steady work out about a 1/10th of a mile in for the remainder of the trip. Absolutely gorgeous with leaves down as the views are great on the way up. BUT the rocks -- stunning!!

hiking
Friday, February 24, 2017

Evy, or anyone else who is searching for this location, it is somewhat obscure to find. I think I tried every wrong direction before finding this beautiful trail. The basic idea is to travel south/west on Westernport Road, passing Pine Swamp. From there, keep a sharp eye out for the turns in the road, and for any pull off. Watch for a yellow gate on the right, and a pull off on the left about a mile and a half from Pine Swamp. It's not marked with anything other than that. Another very helpful link for this area: http://garretttrails.org/high-rocks-trail.html.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

I was limited on time so only hiked in a mile and a half from Big Run Park. Nice traverses across the stream. Relatively flat. Probably would be nicer with more leaf fill in late spring or summer. Will hike more of it next trip to the area.

hiking
Monday, October 31, 2016

Nice trail. There are a couple trees that are down but are easily passable. You cross a steam quite a few times so there is some danger there especially for an inexperienced person.

on Monroe Run Trail

hiking
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Long moderate hike. Very quiet and peaceful. It was fun crossing the stream so frequently.

backpacking
Sunday, August 21, 2016

The water was low in many areas and there were A LOT of stinging nettles; nonetheless, it was a good hike. Our group did not see anyone one else during our stay. Camped overnight near the stream and had an easy walk out in the morning.

hiking
Saturday, August 13, 2011

We hiked about half the trail starting from the New Germany Trailhead. It was a great hike and really easy, aside from climbing back up to get back to the trailhead. Lots of stream crossings give you a chance to cool off, and very few crowds on the trail. Good place to take your dog for a hike. Only warning is the stinging nettles that line much of the trail once you get down by the water. Luckily you can wash off in one of the the many stream crossings to relieve the itching.

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