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Westside Trail

Easy/Intermediate
 4.0 (3)

A low key gravel path that is easily linked to other trails to build loops.


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Map Key

1.2

Miles

2.0

KM

99%

Runnable

373' 114 m

High

347' 106 m

Low

37' 11 m

Up

41' 12 m

Down

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Lake · Wildlife

Runner Notes

This trail connects to the Rock Creek Park System.

Description

From the parking lot, head towards the dam at the southern end of the lake following the Westside Trail.

Follow the Westside Trail to the north end of the lake where you hit Needwood Rd.

Flora & Fauna

Tons of geese and other birds, frequent deer and turtles, and the occasional beaver!

Contacts

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Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 3 votes

#10325

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  4.0 from 3 votes
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Trail Rankings

#153

in Maryland

#10,325

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Westside Trail heading toward Needwood Road.
Aug 24, 2020 near Derwood, MD
Westside Trail
Aug 24, 2020 near Derwood, MD
Paddle Boats at Lake Needwood
Jun 11, 2015 near Derwood, MD
Paddle Boats at Lake Needwood.
May 2, 2018 near Derwood, MD

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