West Woods Trail (ANB)

  • Cannons at Antietam National Battlefield.


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1.5 (miles)



Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)


West Woods Trail is an easy hike in Antietam National Battlefield near Hagerstown, Maryland. This trail is kid friendly. This hike starts at the visitor center. The park says "throughout the morning of the battle, the Union army launched numerous attacks in and around this woodlot attempting to drive the Confederates from the field. Sedgewick's Union division lost over 2,000 killed and wounded during one of these attacks in the West Woods."

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Contact: Antietam National Battlefield P.O. Box 158 Sharpsburg, MD 21782

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