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Rockburn Branch Trail Loop is a 2.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Elkridge, 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.

Length 2.4 mi Elevation gain 318 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Horseback riding

Mountain biking

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Views

Wild flowers

Wildlife

Muddy

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This is a great short trail loop if you are pressed for time. Even the kids wouldn’t get boarded. The Rockburn Loop (PURPLE) itself is a fairly flat well used trail. The access to Ridge Trail (ORANGE) connector (Water Bars) is a short walk up River Rd. from the parking lot at the playground. The Ridge Trail section is a bit of an uphill incline but is truly easy for all.

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Casey W
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Kind of busy on the weekends

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Lauren Castelli
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Loved this trail! It was very well marked and easy to maneuver with the help of the app. Pretty light traffic so it felt safe and serene during these COVID-19 times.

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Kenneth Grimm
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We RECORDED 2.5 Miles. - This section was amazing dry considering we have been getting rain every other day. - Today hike was a Thursdays afternoon and there was quite a few biker on the trails. - When I hike this section I always go up the New Ridge Extension trail by the playground first then come down a different way each time.

Megan N.
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Julie Barrick
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Hiking

easy hike. steep beginning, but levels out after that. definitely would do it again.

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Jen Pecor
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Hiking

I wish I had more time to explore!

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Ethan Glemaker
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Hiking

Wonderful morning hike with friends for Claire’s bday (Gerry, Nakai, Claire, Maggie, Bryan)

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Amy Woolf
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Running

Can be used to make a nice running loop if run with Morning Choice and part of Cascade

Nathan Sturges
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Hiking

very decent distance with good views, varied trail, and very easy parking.

Vainuupo Avegalio
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Hiking

I thought this trail was good, wasn't well marked out though. but all in all still a good trail. took lots of pictures. I like taking pictures on my hikes.

Audree User
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First to Review

really enjoyed this hike last Friday. Trail is well marked and easy to follow. Many offshoots to extend the hike. Great views of the valley.

DJ D.
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Gary Cruttenden
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Keith Vernonk
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James Recla
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Anna Ramsey
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Liz Barnes
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Molly Doherty
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Maria Gore
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Adam d.
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Maria Gore
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Chris Stefan
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Alayna L.
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Rod Spies
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Rich Yeager
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Christopher Jones
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Lauren Castelli
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Katie Martini
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Kayla Best
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Elizabeth Donahue Pape
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