Map of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System

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Anacostia Tributary Trail System

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Anacostia Tributary Trail System

LENGTH:

25+ miles

SURFACE:

paved / aggregate / natural

COMMUNITIES:

Kemp Mill, Silver Spring, Langley Park, Takoma Park, Chillum, Adephi, Hyattsville, Brentwood, Cottage City, Bladensburg, Riverdale Park, Washington D.C.

HIGHLIGHTS:

greespaces, local parks, forests, University of Maryland

TRAIL CONNECTIONS:

Anacostia River Trail

Indian Creek Trail

Northeast Branch Trail

Paint Branch Trail

Sligo Creek Trail

Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail

RELATED LINKS:

Calverton

Bowie

Washington D.C.

The Anacostia Tributary Trail System consists of several paved and unpaved trails located in Prince George's County in Eastern Maryland. The trails span out from the border with Washington D.C. and have several branches that follow the waterways into several different communities. The trails go by the campus of the University of Maryland.

The trails in this system include: Anacostia River Trail, Indian Creek Trail, Northeast Branch Trail, Paint Branch Trail, Sligo Creek Trail and the Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail. The trail system is also part of the American Discovery Trail and the East Coast Greenway.

Conditions

The trails are open for non-motorized uses such as bike riding, running and walking. Bikes are not allowed on some of the trails. Some of the trails are paved with asphalt or concrete, others have a graded gravel surface.

Communities

The Anaconstia Tributary Trail System goes nearby to the following communities: Kemp Mill, Silver Spring, Langley Park, Takoma Park, Chillum, Adephi, Hyattsville, Brentwood, Cottage City, Bladensburg, Riverdale Park and Washington D.C.

Points of Interest

The Anacostia Tributary Trail System goes past numerous schools, local parks and other points of interest, including:

Blandensburg Waterfront Park
Robert Yost Park
Melrose Park
Magruder Park
West Hyattsvills Metro Station
Cezar Chavez Elementary School
Washington Adventist University
Dale Drive Neighborhood Park
Siglo Cabin Neighborhood Park
Silver Spring International Middle School
Silgo Bennington Neighborhood Park
Forest Grove Park
Sligo Creek Park
Arcola Elementary School
Adelphi Mill Recreation Center
Lane Mano Recreation Center
Riverdale Elementary School
Riverdale Recreation Center
University of Maryland
Lake Artemesia and Ellen Linsom Swimming Pool

Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Anacostia Tributary Trail System in Maryland.