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The Azalea Trail is 1.1 miles and is marked by white blazes. It begins and ends at the Sweetgum Picnic area located near the entrance of the park. The trail passes through a variety of plant communities found along streambeds, floodplains, and eastern hillsides. This is a busy trail serving locals as a daily constitutional. Birdsong breaks the noise of traffic.

Directions: From Washington, D.C., (The park is located 12 miles from Washington, D.C.) Take Exit 23 (Route 201) Kenilworth Avenue South to (Route 193) Greenbelt Road East. The park is a quarter mile on the right. The park address is 6565 Greenbelt Road (Route 193). The trail begins in Sweetgum Picnic Area located near the entrance of the park. Upon entering the park, proceed to the stop sign. Make a right hand turn and the Sweetgum Picnic Area is the first left.

Elevation Gain: Minimal

Distance: 1.1 miles

Usage: Heavy

Difficulty: Easy

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Greenbelt Park, Maryland

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