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Washington Monument via Appalachian National Scenic Trail

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Washington Monument State Park

Washington Monument via Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 6.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Boonsboro, Maryland that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking and trail running. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 6.3 mi Elevation gain 1,164 ft Route type Out & Back

Dog friendly

Kid friendly

Hiking

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Forest

Wildlife

Historic site

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Randi Kirkland
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Good, solid hike. Only saw about four other people (we started at 7am). Over a third of this trail is rocky - especially when you start out. This was a solid workout- inclines throughout. The monument at the end is a nice, historic touch- different from many of the other views around town.

Justin Warnick
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Easier side of moderate, great for kids and dogs.

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David Joy
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Very pleasant section of the AT, with Washington Monument as the half way point. Trail is relatively wide and well maintained.

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Denny Newborn
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I combined this trail with lambs knoll trail that also starts at reno monument. I recommend doing that if have enough endurance and time for 13+ miles. The hike to the monument starts off going downhill the 1st 1/2 mile. then it goes straight up the rest of the way. making it an easy hike in way back. The view from monument is excellent. 360° view.

Alexey B.
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Hiking

I combined two trails, going from Reno’s Monument to I40 parking. It’s a total of 6.4 miles and not too difficult an incline in the first half of the trail. It’s consistently close to civilization, you cross roads and camping grounds, as well as a pedestrian bridge over a busy highway. Three hours at a relaxed pace. A very rewarding hike.

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Rodney Little
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Hiking

What a great hike! Loaded with scenic views, wildlife and history!

Alex W
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Hiking

Great 3 hour hike, lots of deer. Bring hiking poles

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Sean Wright
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Awesome hike. Great overlook and trails

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Brittney Makaila
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Chris Helman
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Mark Stockfish
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Philip Erickson
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Kerrie Farrar
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Nicole Rowley
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Joseph Clarkson
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Guy Bunyard
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Hui Liu
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Alan Wong
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Chris Kelley
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charles bailey
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Joseph Flood
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Brian Miller
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Tara Landry
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Lucia Olivera
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Chris Kelley
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Patrick K
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Mikeshake dave
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Susee Natarajan
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rachael P.
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Mikeshake dave
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