Trail Run Project Logo

greenBlue Oregon Ridge Logger Trail Loop

  4.0 ( 3 ) Favorite

Trail

2.5 mile 4.1 kilometer loop
92% Runnable
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 291' 89 m
Descent: -296' -90 m
High: 624' 190 m
Low: 351' 107 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (3°)
Max Grade: 18% (10°)

Dogs

Leashed
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Dan Grimm

Loop over the crest of Oregon Ridge and around the park.

Dan Grimm

Features Fall Colors · Views

Overview

This loop is an easy to follow, connecting a set of trails up the hill and back down. The run is well-marked but can get muddy.

Description

The first half mile is a steep climb to the gazebo. Expect all 250' of elevation in this section.

Once you reach the gazebo, the trail flattens out as it crosses the pipeline clear-cut. As of January 2017, the south (far) side of the clear-cut had recently been thinned and the trail was a bit hard to find in the underbrush. Once you find it, the trail continues flat approximately a half mile.

When the trail heads back downhill along the Loggers Trail (red), expect a steep descent. At the bottom, again at the pipeline clear cut, head right towards the park building, following the edge of the parking lot until you get to the Oregon Ridge Doubletrack Connector headed across the open field. Follow this doubletrack back to the Baltimore Gneiss Trail (purple) and the starting parking lot.

Contacts

Rate This Featured Run

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Run

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  4.0 from 3 votes

#2727

Overall
  4.0 from 3 votes
5 Star
0%
4 Star
100%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#24

in Maryland

#2,727

Overall
35 Views Last Month
525 Since Feb 9, 2017
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

0%
67%
33%
0%
0%
0%

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