Description of Perryvile, MD Route

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The following text is an updated description of the M-DT through Perryville, MD:

Map 7, West to East

2.5 mi     Turn right onto Ostego Street. Follow it for 7 blocks. Pass the police station and an RR
               crossing. Turn left at Roundhouse Drive. For the next 2.5 miles be alert as blazes will be
               on sidewalks, utility poles, sign posts, light poles, fence posts, trees, bridge barriers,
               guard rails and gas line markers.
3.0 mi     Turn right onto Broad Street. Pass historic Rodgers Tavern. Parking and outdoor privy
               available.
3.1 mi     Pass under RR tracks.
3.3 mi     (The dotted route shows an alternative trail to Perryville Community Park with grand views
               of the Susquehanna River and rejoins the M-DT at 4.2 mi)

               At end of island in middle of road, bear left and head up hill to the corner of the fence.
               Stay to the right of the fence and proceed along it and a grass covered seldom used
               roadway.
3.6 mi     Cross a road and continue straight ahead on paved greenway.
4.0 mi     Greenway ends. Cross road. Note gated grass/gravel covered roadway ahead.
               Follow this roadway into the woods.
4.2 mi     Reach Marion Tapp Parkway. (The parkway straight ahead goes to Perryville
               Community Park.)
Gated VA Hospital entrance is on right. Turn left and follow the
               sidewalk. Cross Mill Creek.
4.4 mi     Turn left on Ikea Way.
4.8 mi     Turn right onto MD7.
5.0 mi     At the 3 way intersection, turn right. (You can no longer 'cut the corner' here.)

Map 7, East to West

8.9 mi     At the 3 way intersection, turn left. (You can no longer 'cut the corner' here.) For the
               next 2.5 miles be alert as blazes will be on sidewalks, utility poles, sign posts, light
               poles, fence posts, trees, bridge barriers, guard rails and gas line markers.
9.1 mi     Turn left on Ikea Way.
9.5 mi     Turn right on Marion Tapp Parkway and follow the sidewalk. Cross Mill Creek.
               (The dotted route shows an alternative trail to Perryville Community Park with grand
                views of the Susquehanna River and rejoins the M-DT at 10.7 mi. )

9.7 mi     At gated VA Hospital entrance, turn right onto gated grass/gravel roadway through the
               woods.
10.1 mi   Reach open area. Cross road. Continue on paved greenway.
10.4 mi   Cross road. Follow fence line and a grass covered seldom used roadway.
10.7 mi   (Alternative trail to Perryville Community Park is to the left.)
               Reach 1st Street/Broad Street, cross over to sidewalk and follow right under the RR.
               bridge. Pass historic Rodgers Tavern. Parking and outdoor privy available.
10.8 mi   Turn left onto Roundhouse Drive.
10.9 mi   Turn right onto Ostego Drive. Follow it for 7 blocks. Pass the RR tracks and the police
               station to Aiken Drive.


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