Rocky Gorge – Terry Ledley Trail

Trail Description: The 3.5 mile section of the Terry Ledley Equestrian Trail is well aligned with the natural topography, has gentle slopes, and was determined to be in excellent condition for use by horses. The footing was observed to be firm and generally free from rocks, loose footing or deep footing. Two stream crossings were encountered consisting of gradual bank descents into a shallow stream. The footing was good at both crossings, comprised primarily of sand,…

Codorus State Park

Trail Description: Ranger Trail travels over rolling hills, through forests and fields, crosses streams, and passes near Lake Marburg. There are many views of the lake, including Ranger Overlook, which has benches and hitching posts. Website Map:  Trail Location: 2600 Smith Station Road Hanover, PA 17331-8000 Trail Length: 8 miles State: Pennsylvania Trail Surface(s): Natural Parking and Trail Access: A parking lot off of the Main Launch Day Use Area entrance road can hold 40 trailers. Seasonal Restrictions: Reviews and…

Gettysburg

Trail Description: Gettysburg Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash. Walk only trails through the historic battlefield. Website  Maps: Park Map GPX/KML Trail Location: 97 Taneytown Rd  Gettysburg, PA 17325 Trail Length:…

Shenandoah National Park

Trail Description: Just 75 miles from the bustle of Washington, D.C., Shenandoah National Park is your escape to recreation and re-creation. Cascading waterfalls, spectacular vistas, quiet wooded hollows—200,000 acres of protected lands are a haven to deer and songbirds. Mathews Arm Overall Run Trail is a 8.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rileyville, Virginia that features a waterfall and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.…

Manassas/Bull Run National Park

Website  Map:  Trail Location: 6511 Sudley Road Manassas, VA 20109 Trail Length: 21 miles State: Virginia Trail Surface(s): Natural Trail Description: Main Bridle Trail (10 miles, estimated 2.5 hours) Brawner Farm Loop Trail (8.5 miles, estimated 2 hours) Portici Bridle Loop Trail (3 miles, estimated 45 minutes) Matthews Hill Bridle Loop Trail (5 miles, estimated 45 minutes) Please note the following regulations: Horses must be attended at all times to prevent third party injuries. Groups of riders must…

Frying Pan Park

Website  Map: Trail Location: 2709 West Ox Road Herndon, VA, 20171 Trail Length: State: Virginia Trail Surface(s): Natural Trail Description: Equestrian center, please see website for full descriptionm. Parking and Trail Access: Seasonal Restrictions: Pass must be purchased Reviews and Tips: Amenities:

Pocomoke River State Park

Website  Map: Trail Location: 6572 Snow Hill Road Snow Hill, MD 21863 Trail Length: Counties: Worcester Trail Surface(s): Trail Description: Horseback riding is allowed on maintained forest trails and roads designed to accommodate recreational use. Many of the Public Use tracts have parking areas that can accommodate horse trailers. Parking and Trail Access: Seasonal Restrictions: Reviews and Tips: Amenities:

Assateague Island National Seashore

Website  Map:  Trail Location: 7206 National Seashore Ln, Berlin, MD 21811 Trail Length: Counties: Worcester Trail Surface(s): Natural Trail Description: Parking and Trail Access: From Mardela Springs: go north on MD Route 313. Parking is in designated areas off of Cross Road, MD Route 313 (Sharptown Mardela Springs Road), and Snethen Church Road. Seasonal Restrictions: Reviews and Tips: Amenities:

Indian Springs WMA

Website Map: Trail Location: Indian Springs WMA Big Pool, MD 21711 Trail Length: Counties: Washington Trail Surface(s): Trail Description: Parking and Trail Access: From I-70, take the Clear Spring exit and travel north on Route 68. Cross Old Route 40, bearing left onto Mill Street. Continue to a fork and bear right onto Broadfording Road going east approximately 1 mile. Take the first left onto Blair’s Valley Road. The entrance to the WMA is approximately 3 miles…

Antietam National Battlefield

Website Map: Trail Location: 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Trail Length: Counties: Washington Trail Surface(s): Trail Description: Natural Parking and Trail Access: Traveling West on Interstate 70 from the Baltimore/Washington area: Exit 29 onto Rt. 65 South towards Sharpsburg. Travel about 10 miles south to the Park Visitor Center entrance which will be on your left side. Optional Route: Exit 49 onto Alternate Rt. 40 West towards Middletown. Continue through Middletown, over South Mountain to…

Wye Island NRMA

Website Map:  Trail Location: 632 Wye Island Road, Queenstown, MD 21658 Trail Length: Counties: Talbot Trail Surface(s): Natural Trail Description: Wildlife viewing and hiking are the most popular activities on Wye Island’s six miles of trails. The School House Woods Nature Trail takes you through a mature hardwood forest while the Ferry Landing Trail leads beneath a canopy of Osage Orange Trees. Wye Island also houses a Holly Tree that is more than 290 years old. Follow…