Long Pond Trail Historical

Long Pond Trail Historical (HM1T3Z)

Location: Flintstone, MD 21530 Allegany County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 39.906', W 78° 26.568'

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Long Pond Trail follows the 15-Mile Creek stream valley. This trail winds over ridges and valleys with several steep ascents and descents. These features make it one of the most challenging trails at Green Ridge State Forest.
The trail is named for the beautifully remote area where 15-Mile Creek pools into a long rectangular pond-like area. The hike descends through the Potomac Bends Wildlands to the Potomac River.
The confluence of the Potomac River with 15-Mile Creek was a pioneer landmark. From here it was 15 miles to Oldtown, thus the creek's name.
The trail descends and connects to the towpath on the C&O Canal National Historic Park. The Potomac River borders Green Ridge State Forest for approximately 30 miles.
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HM NumberHM1T3Z
Placed ByMaryland State Highway Administration Recreation Trail Grant Program
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 17th, 2016 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 719358 N 4393713
Decimal Degrees39.66510000, -78.44280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.906', W 78° 26.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 54.36" N, 78° 26' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 28700 Headquarters Dr NE, Flintstone MD 21530, US
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