Hit the trails in Caroline County! Below you’ll find links to trail maps for top spots to get outside and go for a hike! Please remember to practice social distancing while on the trails.
12610 Eveland Road, Ridgely, MD
410-634-2847 | Website
Adkins Arboretum Trail Map
Adkins Arboretum is a 400-acre native garden and preserve dedicated to promoting the appreciation and conservation of the rich and diverse native plants of the Delmarva Peninsula. Miles of interpretive paths lead visitors through a diverse setting of woodlands, meadows, wetlands, streams, and display gardens. The grounds remain open for your enjoyment from dawn to dusk. The Visitor’s Center, however, is temporarily closed, and no public restrooms are available on site. All programming is suspended until further notice.
Idylwild Wildlife Management Area
4404 Houston Branch Road, Federalsburg
410-376-3236 | Website
Idylwild Wildlife Management Area Trail Map
Surrounding the headwaters of the Marshyhope Creek, Idylwild Wildlife Management Area consists of approximately 4,000 acres of diverse and unique recreational forest, including 27 miles of trails for bird watching, hiking, hunting, canoeing and kayaking. The trails are closed to motorized vehicles. Alongside of the Marshyhope Creek is Federalsburg’s four-mile long Greenway, which is paved for hiking and biking.
Please note: Hikers should be aware of open hunting seasons and visit accordingly. Trails are maintained but not actively marked.
Parking area at the end of Robin’s Creek Road, Preston
Lynch Preserve Trail Map
Eastern Shore Land Conservancy’s Lynch Preserve offers around 2 miles of hiking trails along the Choptank River and Robin’s Creek.
Martinak State Park
137 Deep Shore Road, Denton, MD
410-820-1668 | Website
Martinak State Park Trail Map
Enjoy a peaceful hike at Martinak State Park. Located along the Choptank River and Watts Creek just south of historic Denton, Martinak State Park is the perfect place to stroll through forest trails or take in views of the river.
Tuckahoe State Park
13070 Crouse Mill Rd, Queen Anne, MD
410-820-1668 | Website
Tuckahoe State Mark Trail Map*
Tuckahoe State Park has more than 20 miles of scenic trails perfect for hiking, biking and horseback riding. A 60-acre lake feeds the Tuckahoe Creek, which winds through the length of the park.
*The Little Florida Trail is currently closed. Printed trail maps are available for hikers at the Park Office.
Photo: Family walking at Adkins by Kellen McClusky