Trail Run Project Logo

Rock Creek Trail

 2 votes

14.1 Miles 22.7 Kilometers

 

100% 

Runnable

Paved Path

169' 51 m

Ascent

-347' -106 m

Descent

346' 106 m

High

168' 51 m

Low

1%

Avg Grade (0°)

5%

Max Grade (3°)

Unknown

Update

Trail from Upper Rock Creek Park to Rock Creek Park in Washington, DC.

Grant Dong

Overview

Features: River/Creek

Description

A bendy trail that connects the two parts of Rock Creek Park. It runs along Beach Drive and Rock Creek. This trail is great if you have time and want a leisurely ride or run. It is maintained quite well and there are a few restrooms and water fountains along the trail. Be ready, however, as the trail is slightly hilly.

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, Viers 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.

A detailed map from Montgomery County can be found here.

Contacts

Rate Trail


   Clear Rating

4.5 from 2 votes


Get On-Trail Navigation

Send to Phone
Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.5 from 2 votes

#3803

Overall
  4.5 from 2 votes
5 Star
50%
4 Star
50%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#39

in Maryland

#3,803

Overall
22 Views Last Month
381 Since May 20, 2015
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

50%
50%
0%
0%
0%
0%

Conditions



Getting forecast...

0 Comments

Trail Run Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Running