Phased Re-Opening of Indian Head Rail Trail to Begin July 31

July 30, 2015

Charles County SealThe Department of Public Works’ Parks Division is pleased to issue an Indian Head Rail Trail opening schedule. Several weeks of favorable weather allowed construction crews to make significant progress in completing work on portions of the trail. Phases of the Indian Head Rail Trail will begin to re-open for public use starting this week.

The phased opening schedule for Indian Head Rail Trail starts on Friday, July 31. The opening schedule, as listed below, includes trail sections along with their associated opening dates:

Friday, July 31
Mattingly Avenue to Bumpy Oak Road

Friday, August 14
Bensville Road to Theodore Green Blvd

Friday, August 28
Bumpy Oak Road to Bensville Road

Closure notices can be found on the Department of Public Works’ Parks Division website at Current information on closures will be posted on the Charles County Parks and Recreation Facebook page at and on Twitter at

For more information, contact the Parks Division at 301-932-3470 or 301-870-2778. Citizens with special needs may contact the Maryland Relay Service at 711, or Relay Service TDD: 800-735-2258.