Trail Location: 25420 Rosedale Manor Lane Hollywood MD 20636
Trail Length: 10 miles
Counties: St Mary’s
Trail Surface(s): Mowed paths around fields, wooded trails, no paved or gravel surfaces.
Trail Description: Agriculture fields with views to the Patuxent River, some wooded trails.
Blue Trail – Difficulty Level: Easy
Passage to the blue trail (1.75 miles) requires use of the Gray Access Trail. The Gray Access is approximately .45 miles through the soy fields. From the Gray Access Trail, the Blue Trail turns right and travels into an open crop field. A grassy path loops around the edge of the field with forest on one side. Through the trees, you may view the Patuxent River. While on the trail, you may see wildlife such as ground hogs, song birds, and white tailed deer. Horses, mountain bikes, and hikers are welcome.
Red Trail – Difficulty Level: Moderate
From the Gray Access Trail (.45 miles), turn to the left for the Red Trail which stretches .73 miles. It travels mainly through deciduous forest. Keep an eye out for a family of gray squirrels hopping through White Oak and Red Maple trees. This trail is suitable for hikers, mountain bikers, and horses.
Yellow Trail – Difficulty Level: Easy
The Yellow Trail (1.15 miles) is accessed by following the Gray Access Trail (.45 miles) and part of the Red Trail. It veers to the left of the Red Trail. While traveling the trail, a grassy field is to your left. This field is home to mice, moles, ground hogs and rabbits. On your right, an inviting forest is filled with raccoons, owls and American Holly trees. Hikers, horses and mountain bikers are permitted.
White Trail – Difficulty Level: Moderate
The White Trail requires passage along the Gray Access Trail (.45 miles), and across Steer Horn Neck Road. This trail is predominantly a hardwood forest. You will find a variety of vegetation such as American Beech, Red Oak, Spice Bush, Mountain Laurel, and many types of grasses. At one point, Cuckold Creek can be viewed from the trail. Hikers, horses and mountain bikers are welcome.
Passage to the Red, Blue, Yellow and White Trails requires the use of the Gray Trail to access. The White Trail requires that hikers cross Steer Horn Neck Road. Orange Trail is accessible from the parking lot.
Trail: Woods paths, Field edges, Service roads and park roads $3 donations are accepted via a donation box
Parking and Trail Access: Located in Southern Maryland, take Route 235 towards Hollywood. Turn on to Route 245 East (Sotterley Gate Road) and
travel 2.5 miles. Make a right on to Steerhorn Neck Road. The park entrance is the second drive on the left (approximately
8/10 of a mile).
Seasonal Restrictions: None other than deer hunting is allowed. Check website for updates.
Reviews and Tips: Excellent trails and fields to ride.
Amenities: Comfort station and water by the parking area. Water is cut off in the winter. Bring your own water just to be safe.