Varied terrain on single and doubletrack on usually wet trails.
The trail starts with several creek crossings on the Poplar Lick Run ORV trail. Follow this trail for about 5 miles climbing gradually. At a gate, turn right and continue straight then bear left at 5.8 miles onto a green trail. After crossing a bridge make a left onto a yellow trail. Come to a Y in the trail, stay left - a right will take you back to the bridge. Turn to the right and continue on a green trail eventually making a left. Follow the green trail over a wood bridge. Turn right onto road and bear right at Y. At 7.3 miles turn right onto the red trail. Turn left on to the light blue trail. At 9.0 miles follow the green trail at 9.6 follow the blue trail turning left going through a gate then left again continuing downhill. At this point you're back on the Poplar Lick ORV trail and continue for about 5 miles - nearly all downhill until you reach the parking lot!!
How to get there:
On I-68 head to Exit 24 and follow to the New Germany/Savage River State Forest. Go past the New Germany State Park entrance and turn left on Big Run Road for 4 miles turning left again and head 4 miles, taking a left on Savage River Road. After another 4 miles and a left turn onto Poplar Lick Run ORV road and park.
New Germany State Park (301) 895-5453. There are more trails here worth exploring