Apr 18, 2012

Washington Road trails in Westminster a hidden treasure

(Baltimore Sun) There is a peaceful atmosphere walking along the Washington Road Community Trail, despite the continual rumble of traffic.

A section of the wide, mowed trail rambles along behind the Carroll County Career and Technology Center, as well as Westminster High School before plunging into a wooded area that blocks buildings from view and also shields walkers from the ever-busy Route 97 to the east and Route 32 to the west.
To keep from getting lost, some 92 bluebird houses serve as markers along the trail, with arrows pointing the trail's direction painted on their sides. Continued