Rock Creek Trail
ElevationAscent: 224' 68 m
Descent: -401' -122 m
High: 351' 107 m
Low: 167' 51 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 6% (3°)
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“Trail from Rock Creek Regional Park to Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.”— Grant Dong
The northern portion of the trail starts at the Needwood Visitors Center on the southeastern side of Lake Needwood. The trail crosses a road every 2-3 miles. It first hits Avery Road, then crosses Norbeck, Veirs Mill, and Randolph Road. After that, it begins to run roughly parallel Beach Drive. The trail crosses over Rock Creek a few times. The trail is close to the road and so isn't too isolated. It has picnic tables scattered along some of the local community parks it crosses.
Land Manager: Montgomery County, MD - Parks
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