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      For current trail conditions, visit waterworkstrail.com. Know before you go!

      This is a multi-use trail over diverse and unique terrain in Anne Arundel County on land owned by the City of Annapolis, all built and maintained by MORE volunteers. The southern trailhead is on Housley Road. The northern trailhead is on Honeysuckle Lane and is about 1.5 miles by road from the southern Bacon Ridge trailhead, allowing riders to combine both trail systems into an epic 30 mile plus adventure. The trail is located entirely outside of Waterworks Park, which is permit only.

      This is a narrow single track style trail with a natural dirt surface, many turns, and elevation changes, similar to Bacon Ridge. It is not a paved path like the B&A Trail or other asphalt bike paths in Anne Arundel County.

      Bacon Ridge and Waterworks make up the Anne Arundel County Regional Trail System.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Land Status: City Managed
      Land Manager: City of Annapolis
      Housley Rd Shoulder Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Please park at the Housley Loop trailhead on Housley Road to access the southern trailhead. To access the northern trailhead, please park at the Generals Highway Corridor Park and ride in, or ride from Bacon Ridge. Do not park in the Defense Highway Parking Lot, which is reserved for permit holders using the fenced Waterworks Park, or on Honeysuckle Lane, which is narrow and does not have room for parking. Finally, do not park on Gomoljak Lane off Honeysuckle Lane. Gomoljak Lane is a private road and all cars parked there will be towed at the owner's expense.
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Mar 14, 2024
      Local Trail Association

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      Trails (view details)
      19
      Trails Mountain Bike
      19
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Total Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      1,464 ft
      Total Vertical
      137 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      150 ft
      Reports
      327
      Photos
      109
      Ridden Counter
      4,831

      Photos of Annapolis Waterworks Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Mar 13, 2024 @ 7:57am
      Mar 13, 2024
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      Mar 13, 2024 @ 7:57am
      Mar 13, 2024
      5 |
      Mar 13, 2024 @ 7:54am
      Mar 13, 2024
      95 |
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 3:21pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      156 |
      Jun 16, 2020 @ 6:55pm
      Jun 16, 2020
      116 |
      Nov 22, 2019 @ 5:22am
      Nov 22, 2019
      189 |
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 7:33pm
      Aug 15, 2019
      172 |
      Aug 4, 2019 @ 4:48pm
      Aug 4, 2019

      Videos of Annapolis Waterworks Mountain Bike

      Honeysuckle Loop 1
      2:07 | 334 | May 10, 2021 , Annapolis
      Honeysuckle Loop 2
      3:11 | 192 | May 10, 2021 , Annapolis
      Snake's Revenge
      1:25 | 302 | May 10, 2021 , Annapolis
      Duke of Gloucester
      5:12 | 175 | May 10, 2021 , Annapolis
      Honeysuckle Through Route
      161 | May 8, 2021 , Annapolis
      Honeysuckle Loop 3
      3:04 | 194 | May 6, 2021 , Annapolis
      Coheed and Camber Trail
      0:27 | 208 | May 6, 2021 , Annapolis
      Silopanna Loop Trail
      7:28 | 204 | May 6, 2021 , Annapolis

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      JonnyMTB93riddentrailactivity #50858801
      Apr 6, 2024 @ 10:39am
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      willh37wishlistregionactivity #50814436
      Apr 5, 2024 @ 4:09am
      Apr 5, 2024
      sa1nt00wishlisttrailactivity #50797795
      Apr 4, 2024 @ 11:42am
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      atom-il2idwishlistregionactivity #50774118
      Apr 3, 2024 @ 2:52pm
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      Mar 30, 2024 @ 3:25pm
      Mar 30, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      db-11trailPine Line Skills TrailIn pretty sad shape, would be a great little...
      Aug 5, 2022 @ 9:27pm
      Aug 5, 2022
      db-11trailWoodland Trail LoopNot a black trail IMO, just a blue trail with...
      Aug 4, 2022 @ 3:55pm
      Aug 4, 2022
      DADventureTVtrailWoodland Trail LoopNo black features. It’s rated black because...
      Jun 8, 2021 @ 6:57am
      Jun 8, 2021
      subgdubbtrailWoodland Trail LoopThart1216 doesn’t know what he/she is...
      Jun 6, 2021 @ 3:56am
      Jun 6, 2021
      thart1216trailSilopanna Loop (Annapolis Waterworks Trail)Great riding and clockwise is a winner....
      Apr 6, 2021 @ 5:44pm
      Apr 6, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Generals Highway Corridor Park 2 31.2 km
      Broad Creek Park 11.6 km
      Bacon Ridge 12 21 32.9 km
      Truxton Park 1 14.5 km
      Severn Run Natural Environment Area 7 14.9 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1912 miles1,463 ft5 miles138 ft
      #1,449#78710832722,529
      Hike1712 miles1,430 ft4 miles138 ft
      #1,087#6871326200
      Trail Running1712 miles1,430 ft4 miles138 ft
      #1,091#68432668
      • By subgdubb MORE-MC MORE-BR MORE-LDRSH & contributors
      • Admins: MORE-WW
      • #30337 - 38,512 views

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