Green Ridge is the second largest of Maryland’s State Forests consisting of a 44,000-acre oak-hickory forest. The forest is located in the Ridge and Valley Province of the Allegheny Mountain chain. Green Ridge is the second largest of Maryland’s State Forests consisting of a 44,000-acre oak-hickory forest. The forest is located in the Ridge and Valley Province of the Allegheny Mountain chain. The average annual precipitation is 36 inches, the lowest in the state. Town Hill, Green Ridge and Polish Mountains elevation varies from 475 feet at the Potomac River to 2,039 feet on Town Hill. Magnificent views of the surrounding landscape can be seen from Point Lookout, Banners, Logroll, Warrior Mountain and No Name Overlooks. Rich in history, the forest was once the site for the Carroll Furnace, originally built as part of a steam powered saw mill in the 1830’s. Features include campsites, boating, fishing, biking, hiking, backpacking, off road vehicle trail, hunting, shooting range, guided nature tours, canoeing, kayaking, and more. Pets are permitted in the forest on a leash. Please visit the website for fees, maps and additional information. This information is provided as a public service of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. www.dnr.maryland.gov.
28700 Headquarters Drive, NE, Flintstone, Maryland 21530-9525