Magruder Branch Trail

Magruder Branch Trail



Trail Location: Damascus Recreational Park, Kings Valley Road, Damascus, MD

Trail Length: 7.5 miles

Counties: Montgomery

Trail Surface(s): 4.2 miles, asphalt and boardwalk. 3.3 miles, natural surface.

Trail Description: Hard Surface Trail – Although the majority of the of the hard surface trail is relatively flat, there are rather steep grades approaching Kings Valley Road and Valley Park Drive. Trail users should take extra precaution crossing Sweepstakes Road, a very busy two-lane road. Natural Surface Trail – Open fields, wetlands and lush woodland make this a delightful trail to explore. The terrain is varied but fairly moderate in steepness as if follows the Magruder Branch. Sure footing is needed on the stepping stone bridge south of Watkins Road as you cross over Seneca Creek and meet the Seneca Creek Greenway Trail.

Parking and Trail Access: Ample parking is available in Damascus Recreational Park.

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Amenities: Water and restrooms at at Damascus Recreational Park.