Adventure Projects is hiring a web engineer to join us in Boulder, CO
Trail Run Project Logo

Barley Pond Loop

 3.0 (1)

1.5 Miles 2.4 Kilometers


94%

Runnable

162' 49 m

Ascent

-148' -45 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

13%

Max Grade (8°)

535' 163 m

High

417' 127 m

Low

Shared By Cheryl Ladota

Conditions


Unknown

Getting forecast...

Yellow-blazed loop trail featuring a forest and woodland pond.

Cheryl Ladota

Dogs Leashed

Features -none-

Open sunrise to sunset.

Description

This loop begins at the western corner of the parking lot alongside a horse pasture. You may see a few bikers and dog walkers, but this is horse country, so mind the piles.

The signage identifies it as the Barley Pond Loop, but the white blazes identify it as the beginning of the Little Gunpowder Trail. You'll travel through a forested area and as a wide farm road through a cornfield appears ahead, you'll turn left to follow the yellow-blazed trail.

The trail continues through trees along the cornfield for about a half mile and then enters the forest. This open lowland forest is made up of twisty, rooty switchbacks and rolling hills. After another half mile, the trail reaches the Barley Pond. This is a beautiful woodland setting where you may see turtles and small woodland animals. It's a popular spot for a picnic and fishing.

The trail continues uphill through the forest until it meets up with the white-blazed trail again. Turning right will bring you back to the parking lot. Turning left will take you down to the river on the Little Gunpowder Trail

Contacts

You & This Trail


Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Trail

Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 1 vote

#3

in Sweet Air

#21492

Overall
  3.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
0%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
100%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#3

in Sweet Air

#396

in Maryland

#21,492

Overall
6 Views Last Month
11 Since Nov 17, 2017
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate

0%
100%
0%
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