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Montgomery County Trails

Sligo Creek Trail at Wayne Avenue

Sligo Creek Trail

This 10.2-mile hard surface trail is one of the oldest in the County. The trail is the heaviest-used facility in…

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Seneca Creek Greenway Trail at Brink Road

Seneca Creek Greenway Trail

This 7.8-mile natural surface trail offers views of the Great Seneca Creek, traverses beautiful upland woodlands, provides a spectacular overlook…

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A section of Paint Branch Trail that goes over a piped culvert, wood railings on both sides.

Paint Branch Trail

This trail is naturally shaded and extends for three miles between Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Park (off Jackson Road)…

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Northwest Branch Stream Valley Trail Sign

Northwest Branch Stream Valley Park Trails

Located in one of our best natural areas, the Northwest Branch Stream Valley Park hosts both a hard surface trail…

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Muddy Branch Trail with signpost in the foreground. Sign post reads: Muddy Branch Trail; River Road; picture sign with hiker; picture sign with equestrian; picture sign with bicycle; picture sign with person with dog on leash; no motorized vehicles

Muddy Branch Greenway Trail

The 9 miles of natural surface trail are accessible to most users, but they aren’t flat or boring by any…

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Matthew Henson Trail

Matthew Henson Trail

The trail begins at the intersection with the Rock Creek Hiker-Biker Trail at Winding Creek Local Park on Dewey Road,…

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Trailhead entrance sign on

Magruder Branch Stream Valley Trails

The hard surface trail is made of both asphalt and boardwalk. As it follows the Magruder Branch stream valley, the…

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Open field at Long Branch-Wayne Local Park

Long Branch Trail

This 1.2-mile hard surface trail traverses the surrounding neighborhoods. Unless noted otherwise on the map, trails marked “Natural Surface” and…

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Lois Y. Green Conservation Park Trails

Lois Y. Green Conservation Park Trails

The Lois Y. Green Conservation Park consists of a 200-acre parcel that Lois Y. Green gave to M-NCPPC in 1975 and…

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Walkers on the Little Falls Trail

Little Falls Branch Stream Valley Park Trail

The 3.5-mile Little Falls hiker-biker paved trail is largely shaded and offers unobstructed views of Little Falls. The trail parallels…

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Sign post at the entrance to the Hoyles Mill Trail from South Germantown takes you down a gravel path

Hoyles Mill Trail

Located in northwestern Montgomery County, the Hoyles Mill Trail travels south from Black Hill Regional Park through Boyds Local Park…

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Matthew Henson Trail

HeartSmart Trails

The HeartSmart Trail program is intended to encourage people to take the first step toward a healthier lifestyle. Walking can…

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Male Bicyclist on Capital Crescent Trail

Capital Crescent Trail

The Capital Crescent Trail follows an abandoned railroad right of way and extends 11 miles from Georgetown, in the District…

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Close up photo of Cabin John Trail sign

Cabin John Stream Valley Trail

This trail is located near major highways but still offers an unexpected sense of solitude and natural beauty. The hiker-only…

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Blockhouse Point Conservation Area sign

Blockhouse Point Conservation Park & Trails

Blockhouse Point Conservation Park is an area rich in the natural and cultural history of the Potomac Valley. This approximately…

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Road at Black Hill Regional Park

Black Hill Regional Park Trails

Black Hill Regional Park is a 1300-acre, lake-oriented park that features the mostly hard-surface 4.3 mile Black Hill Trail, over 16…

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Railroad at Cabin John Regional Park

Cabin John Regional Park Trails

This park offers over four miles of natural surface trails and approximately two miles of hard surface trails. The key trail…

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Tom's Loop Trail Entrance from Brookside Nature Center Parking Lot

Wheaton Regional Park Trails

Wheaton Regional Park, the first regional park in the Park system, offers both natural surface and hard surface trails. A…

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Little Bennett Regional Park

Little Bennett Regional Park Trails

This 3,700-acre park offers more than 25 miles of natural surface trails in one of our best natural areas. The…

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Looking toward an agricultural field at the intersection of the Field's Edge Loop and Straight Shot Trail

Woodstock Equestrian Park Trails

Enjoy our newest equestrian center and trail system at Woodstock Equestrian Park.  The park is located in the heart of the…

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Sign post located at the wooded entrance to Bucklodge Loop trail

Bucklodge Conservation Park Trails

Bucklodge Conservation Park provides opportunities for quiet enjoyment of the natural environment. The park sits on approximately 215 acres of land in the…

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Sign post located at the intersection of Crow's Foot Trail and Little Paint Branch Trail.

Fairland Recreational Park Trails

Fairland Recreational Park offers 1.5 miles of hard surface trail that loops around the many amenities offered  as well as…

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Baseball Field at South Germantown Recreational Park

South Germantown Recreational Park Trails

South Germantown Recreation Park hosts some or our most popular facilities in the upcounty area. Besides trails, the many facilities…

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Lush green forest while on the Hidden Pond Trail in Rachel Carson Conservation Park

Rachel Carson Conservation Park Trails

Montgomery Parks honors Ms. Rachel Carson, an outstanding American writer, environmental activist, and County resident, by conserving 650 acres in…

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The historic Oakley Cabin as seen from Brookeville Road

Oakley Cabin Trail

Oakley Cabin is a 19th century African American historic site. Built as one of three slave dwellings in the 1820s,…

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Agricultural History Farm Park

Agricultural History Farm Park Trails

Enjoy hiking and horseback riding on 4.7 miles of natural surface trails that wind through the scenic Agricultural History Farm Park in Derwood,…

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Pathway at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreational Park

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Park Trails

Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Park spans across 95-acres and features several trails. M-NCPPC acquired the area in 1976. The HeartSmart trail spreads 0.8…

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Woodlawn Manor House side of facility

Underground Railroad Experience Trail Hikes

The Underground Railroad Experience Trail at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park evokes the experience of enslaved freedom seekers traveling through Montgomery County, Maryland,…

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Lake Needwood Trails

Natural surface trails follow the shoreline of Lake Needwood in Rock Creek Regional Park and also meander through adjoining forest….

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Sun peeks through the trees at the entrance to the Rocky Ridge Trail , sign post showing

Lake Frank and Meadowside Trails

This trail system has seven miles of natural surface hiking trails. Meadowside Nature Center is a popular destination featuring exhibits…

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