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Poplar Run Trail

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0.5 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 5' 1 m
Descent: -57' -17 m
High: 338' 103 m
Low: 282' 86 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 9% (5°)

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This is a short connector trail to the Northwest Branch Trail.

Montgomery Parks

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Description

Starting a the end of Poplar Run Drive, head southeast across the stormwater containment berms, following white-striped poles. Following signposts for Poplar Run Trail, descend hill to boardwalk that crosses the Northwest Branch floodplain in what appears to be a wetland remediation area. At the end of the boardwalk, cross Northwest Branch on a footbridge to join the Rachel Carson Greenway/Northwest Branch Trail.

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in Colesville

#346

in Maryland

#21,477

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Boardwalk looking back towards the development
Jan 6, 2019 near Colesville, MD

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