Hiking The Monroe Run Trail System

The 8th most popular hiking trail in Maryland.

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Near Grantsville, the Savage River Complex is 55,000 acres of state lands combining parks and forests. There are countless miles of hiking trails and doubletracks.

The 6.4 mile Monroe Run Trail System travels south from New German Road to Big Run State Park parallel to Dry Run Road.

Overall, Monroe Run Trail System is the 8th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Maryland. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Monroe Run Trail System including Meadow Mountain Trail System, Negro Mountain Trail System, Mt Aetna Tract, Margraff Plantation Trail and Sugarloaf Mountain Preserve.

Monroe Run Trail System Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  Savage River State Forest (301) 895-5759; Maryland Visitors (800) MDISFUN or 543-1036.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Maryland" from David Lillard

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Savage River Lodge 301-689-3200

Reference Source:  click here http://dnr.maryland.gov/

GPS:  39.5595, -79.2137

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/31/2016

ID:  13627

Monroe Run Trail System Hiking Map


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