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Fairland Recreation Park

Intermediate

Trail

8.5 mile 13.7 kilometer loop
99% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 507' 155 m
Descent: -507' -155 m
High: 417' 127 m
Low: 239' 73 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 2% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Pam Smith

Fairland Park is a bi-county park with land in both Montgomery and Prince George counties.

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Overview

A tour of Fairland Recreation Park using Holly Trail, Crow's Foot Trail, and Viper Trail.

Description

The park contains natural and hard surface trails open to runners/hikers, bikers, and equestrians.
All of the trails can be accessed from the parking lot off of Greencastle Road. A left (north) turn at the fork off of the short access trail from the parking lot leads to Holly Trail and the Holly Trail Loop.

The Holly Trail descends to a stream crossing that is just before the Holly Trail Loop in the northernmost section of the park. After riding the loop, head back to do a loop on the Crow's Foot Trail. The Crow's Foot Trail leads to a boardwalk and obstacle area for bikers. The Crow's Foot Trail ends at Greencastle Rd, but picks back up again as the Viper Trail on the other side of the bridge (same side of the street). The Viper and Pine Trail loop will bring you back to Crow's Foot Loop Trail and the parking lot.

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Aug 10, 2018
Allie Passarello
part of viper trail closed, went back around and connected to crow’s foot 7mi
Feb 18, 2017
Colleen Kennedy
Gorgeous day!!!
Jan 29, 2017
Melissa Wallace
First time in this trail, ran most of it, challenging and fun! 4.5mi

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Right off the parking lot
Aug 17, 2015 near Burtons…, MD
Blue bug.
Feb 23, 2016 near Burtons…, MD
Crow's Foot towards Viper trail on Greencastle Rd. Stay on same side of road.
Feb 23, 2016 near Fairland, MD
Orange bug.
Feb 23, 2016 near Fairland, MD
Boardwalk near MTB obstacle course.
Feb 23, 2016 near Fairland, MD
Crow's Foot Trail.
Feb 22, 2016 near Fairland, MD

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