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Annapolis Rock

Hike: Appalachian Trail/Annapolis Rocks, MD

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Time & Location

May 01, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

Annapolis Rock, 11175 Baltimore National Pike, Myersville, MD 21773, USA

About the Event

$26. Long hike: 13 mi., 2000 ft. ascent/2600 ft. /descent. Moderate hike: 9 mi., 1000 ft. ascent/1200 ft. descent.

The central section of the Maryland portion of AT provides one of the most popular hikes in Maryland on account of the views from Black Rock and Annapolis Rocks. Long hikers will start from Raven’s Rock Road, crossing Little Antietam Creek (a bridge is available about ¼ mile from the trail if the water runs high) and passing the Ensign Cowall shelter. Moderate hikers will begin at Wolfsville Road. All hikers will pass the Pogo campsite, and then take an optional spur trail to the Black Rock Cliffs overlook and a second optional spur trail to the view at Annapolis Rocks of the Hagerstown Valley, finishing at the parking area on Rte. 40.

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