Hike on the Appalachian Trail at Annapolis Rock

Hike one of the most popular trails and camping sites in Maryland.

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Get a taste of the Appalachian Trail on the 5.4-mile, out-and-back hike to a scenic overlook atop the white cliffs of Annapolis Rock. Despite the name, it’s near Boonsboro, in Maryland’s Washington County, not Annapolis. (; search for “Annapolis Rocks”)

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This article appears in our May 2015 issue of Washingtonian.