The 4-Mile Twin Oaks Trail In Maryland Takes You Through The Enchanting Green Ridge State Forest
Do you prefer hiking along forested trails? If so, you’ll love the following trek in Maryland. At only 4-miles in length, this particular trail takes you through some of the most beautifully rustic areas at Green Ridge State Forest. Rated as easy to moderate, most ages can complete this adventure — just be sure everyone is wearing good hiking shoes. Read on for the details and plan your own trip here this year!
Today's adventure is located at Green Ridge State Forest in Western Maryland. The forest covers 46,000 acres, offering spots for primitive camping, hunting, fishing, mountain biking, and more.
And of course, don't forget hiking! There are several trails for exploring the area, including a couple that are short and sweet. Twin Oaks Trail is one of those, at 4.3-miles in length.
This loop trail is said to be well-marked and moderate. You're allowed to bring your pooch as long as they stay on a leash.
This adventure is also great for older kids, as much of the trek is flat but beware of some inclines, too. Be sure to wear good hiking shoes, however, for bumpier terrain and in case the ground is wet.
You'll see plenty of greenery along the way.
Spring and summer are especially great for visiting, as colorful flowers pop up in expected places.
Keep your eyes peeled for babbling brooks...
...and other scenic spots that are great for photographing or for simply admiring. Picnic, anyone?
Next time you're in the area, keep Twin Oaks Trail in mind. This woodland adventure will take just a couple of hours and you'll enjoy every second.
For more information about the trails at Green Ridge State Forest, plus more things to do in the area, visit the
For another interesting hike in Maryland, check out the Tri-State Point, where you can stand in three different states at once!
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Green Ridge State Forest, 28700 Headquarters Dr NE, Flintstone, MD 21530, USA