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Greenbrier State Park to Washington Monument 13H

Strenuous hike from Greenbrier State Park to the AT leading to Washington Monument.
Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Strenuous
Length: 13 miles
Duration: Full day
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Overview :  This out-an-back 13 mile hike in Washington County begins in a far corner of Greenbrier State Park. With significant inclines, this... more »

Take I-70 west from Baltimore
Take Exit 42 and head north on Route 17 through Myersville.
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Points of Interest

1. Parking area for Greenbrier State Park

Parking lot is hidden so look carefully to your left. Less than 100 feet past 8134 Mountain Laurel Road.

2. Trail marker

Head right here, follow red blazed trail.

3. Trail Marker

4. First view of Greenbrier Lake

5. Greenbrier Lake Views

In season the visitor's center is open. Restrooms, trail and park maps are available. Full service State Park.

7. The Bartman Trail

.6 mile significant climb to the Appalachian Trail

8. Head south on the Appalachian Trail towards Washington Monument

9. Cross Boonsboro Mountain Road

Begin long ascent to Washington Monument.

On top of South Mountain, Washington Monument was built by Boonesboro villagers in 1827 to celebrate their freedom.

11. Trail Marker

12. View over Greenbrier Lake

13. Trail marker

14. Trail Marker