9.9 miles
Distance
509 ft
Climb
-354 ft
Descent
189 ft
High Point

Big Gunpowder Details

  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Trail type
    Singletrack
  • Bike type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on trail
    Bridge, Rock Garden, Skinny
  • Global Ranking
  • Year Opened
    1990
  • Land Manager

Cross country single track trail following Big Gunpowder Falls from U.S. Route 40 (Pulaski Hwy) to Glenarm Road

Access Info

Trail can be primarily accessed from Pulaski Hwy, Philadelphia Road, Belair Road, Harford Road and Glenarm Road. BGP Trail also has numerous trail connections from adjacent neighborhoods.

Disclaimer

Section upstream of Harford Road requires hike-a-bike along narrow path between fence and river but is rideable afterwards

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Big Gunpowder mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    155 ft
  • Altitude min
    6 ft
  • Altitude start
    8 ft
  • Altitude end
    163 ft
  • Grade
    0.296%
  • Grade max
    -10.181%
  • Grade min
    12.755%
  • Distance climb
    5.5 miles
  • Distance down
    3.4 miles
  • Distance flat
    5,163 ft
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on Nov 13, 2016
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Big Gunpowder Trail Reports

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Nov 13, 2016 @ 8:38am
Nov 13, 2016
Trees are down throughout the trail. Rides more like a hiking trail that is called a mountain bike trail. Forced to pick up your bike over downed...
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