Green Ash Trail

MODERATE 43 reviews
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Green Ash Trail is a 2.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Frederick, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.9 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
793 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

camping

fly fishing

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

hiking
11 days ago

hiking
23 days ago

Is this trail 2.9 miles or 2.0 miles? The trail guide in the parking lot said it was 2 miles. But that would explain why it took me 1 hour and 15 min to hike through. I did the whole loop, moderately challenging, good ups and downs. I just don't like that you have to walk along a road for a portion of the trail. Otherwise I am definitely doing it again!

25 days ago

1 month ago

ok..

2 months ago

I had my fur baby with me. We both did well. The trail is pretty rocky and especially at the beginning where it's also mostly uphill and intense. We split off on the black trail a bit to see the statue and the stone over look which Diesel appreciated since he enjoyed cooling his belly on the cold rock in the areas where the stone was shaded. The last part was mostly down hill. The only real complaint I have is, because of the trail being so rocky I spent the majority of the hike looking down at my feet and the trail to make sure I had good footing so I wouldn't trip. When I hike, I enjoy looking around at the view as I walk and take in being in my element. But maybe someone who has more experience on rocky trails wouldn't have that issue as much. Overall an enjoyable hike. It would be a good hike for kids with a little experience. It would be intense for them tho but doable.

4 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

hiking
7 months ago

How are the leaves looking now? Thanks!

7 months ago

trail running
7 months ago

trail running
8 months ago

hiking
8 months ago

Nice trail although the loose rocks definitely make it a bit of a challenge on the down slope.

trail running
8 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

Not overly complicated a bit of a challenge for a beginner

9 months ago

Great tough up hill climbs with moderate walks in between so you get worked, but not too tough. Very scenic. Stops through the visitor center & look out.

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

great trail, forward and back. do people actually ride bikes on this beast? there's a bit of loose rock that can be slippery for the less sure footed, but all in all this is a solid trail to burn some energy on.

hiking
10 months ago

Great moderate trail. Quite an incline and half rocky. It was a great workout.

hiking
10 months ago