Map of the Indian Head Rail Trail

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Indian Head Rail Trail

Indian Head Rail Trail

Indian Head Rail Trail

LENGTH:

13 miles

SURFACE:

paved / aggregate

COMMUNITIES:

Indian Head, Potomic Heights, Bennsville, White Plain, St. Charles

HIGHLIGHTS:

Bensville Park, woodlands

CONNECTIONS:

Bensville Park Trail

LINKS:

Northern Virginia

South Central Maryland

The Indian Head Rail Trail is a 13-mile long paved and unpaved pathway that extends from Indian Head to White Plains in Southeast Maryland. The trail tavels through the Mattawoman Creek valley and goess through some very pretty natural areas. The trail was constructed along an abandoned railroad right-of-way and has gentle grades and few road crossings.

Conditions

The Indian Head Rail Trail is paved in the community of Indian Head, but the rest is mostly unpaved with an improved compacted aggregate surface. The trail is open for bike riding, walking and running.

Nearby Trails

There is a branch of the Indian Head Rail Trail that extends up to Bensville Park. Other nearby trails include the St. Charles Parkway Bike Path and there are other local recreational trails located in nearby St. Charles.

Communities

The Indian Head Rail Trail goes past the following communities: Indian Head, Potomic Heights, Bensville, White Plains and St. Charles.

End Points

The west end of the Indian Head Rail Trail is located at Mattingly Avenue to the south of Indian Head Way in the community of Indian Head.

Teh east end of the Indian Head Rail Trail is located at Theodore Green Boulevard near Austin Lane in White Plains.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Indian Head Rail Trail in Southeastern Maryland.