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Agricultural History Farm Park Trails

Agricultural History Farm Park trail mapNOTICE: The Tree Farm Trail in the Agricultural History Farm Park trail system is closed due to active construction and development of Laytonia Recreational Park. The trail runs 1.4 miles from the Percheron Trail to Antares Drive and will remain closed during construction through 2016 and possibly into 2017. - posted 5-29-15

Description

Situated along Rock Creek in Derwood, Maryland, the Agricultural History Farm Park is a 410-acre complex with a farmhouse, barn, assorted farm buildings and an activity center. 70 acres of the farm has been set aside to depict historic life on the farm. The Farm Park hosts seasonal festivals depicting farm life, both past and present.

Today the Farm Park hosts seasonal festivals depicting farm life both past and present. Other programs are scheduled by Meadowside Nature Center and the Friends of the Agricultural History Farm park throughout the year.

Unless noted otherwise on the map, trails marked “Natural Surface” and “Hard Surface” are "Shared by All" trails which includes hikers, bikers and equestrians. Additional information about permitted uses of Park trails is available on our Trail User Information page.

Agricultural History Farm Park Trails Map (pdf, 1.11MB)

Activities

Hiking Hiking, Horseback Riding Horseback Riding

Location

The Farm Park is located at 18400 Muncaster Rd. Derwood, MD, just north of Muncaster Mill Road and east of the Montgomery County Airpark.

Trail length/surface

There are 4.7 miles of Natural Surface trails winding throughout the Farm Park and its adjacent fields.

Trail characteristics

The trails within the Farm Park all natural surface and take you on a tour of the surrounding fields and countryside. The Percheron trail continues south under Airpark Road to the Pope Farm Nursery where a wide variety of trees, shrubs, and ornamental plants are grown for Montgomery County's 30,000-acre park system.

Drinking water

Yes, at the Activity Center (M-F 8a.m. to 4p.m.)

Restrooms

Yes, at the Activity Center (M-F 8a.m. to 4p.m.)

Access and parking

An asphalt parking lot is located to the left of the activity center. Horse trailer parking is located adjacent to the asphalt lot.

Contact

SmartParks: 301-670-8080 for non-emergency & trail maintenance.
Farm Park Activities Information: Meadowside Nature Center 301-924-4141

Last update: May 29, 2015