Little Bennett Regional Park: Kingsley Trail

Little Bennett Regional Park: Kingsley Trail, Montgomery County, MD, USA

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In Short:1.5 mi. out and back.
Summary:The Kingsley Trail is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Clarksburg, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

Gentle terrain and easy hike suitable for the whole family.

The Kingsley trail is an easy yet very enjoyable trail which will take you the Kingsley school house. The trail is hard packed gravel with no substansial elevation changes. This would be suitable for the whole family. It is approximatelt .6 miles each way. The trail ends near the school house which has a small picnic area and very cool swinging bridge over the nearby creek. From here you could continue your journey on one of several other trails that intersect this area.

Built in 1893 in an area known locally as "Froggy Hollow", the Kingsley school house served the community until it closed in 1935, when the great depression forced families to leave the area to look for work. Of the late 19th century one room school houses still existing in Montgomery County, the Kingsley Schoolhouse is one of the few that remains in an entirely unaltered state.
Activities:horseback riding, hiking, biking.
Location:Hyattstown Mill Rd, Clarksburg, MD 20871
Length/Surface:1.5 mi. out and back. The trail below is about 1.37 miles in length.
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Download GPX file.A GPX file is a GPS exchange format file in the format of an XML file. You can upload it to fitness tracking and mapping sites such as Strava, Gaia GPS or Endomondo, then use the matching app to load it into your smartphone and take it with you on your ride.
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Created with Page last updated: January 08, 2018.