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      Trails within and connecting to Gunpowder Falls State Park within the Big Gunpowder Falls watershed
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: State Park
      North Point Parking Lot A google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 5
      • 12

      Region Status
      Caution as of May 30, 2022
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      18
      Trails Mountain Bike
      17
      Trails Hike
      18
      Trails Trail Running
      18
      Total Distance
      23 miles
      Total Descent
      1,240 ft
      Total Vertical
      370 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      389 ft
      Reports
      13
      Photos
      15
      Ridden Counter
      199

      Photos of Big Gunpowder Mountain Bike

      trail: Big Gunpowder
      36 |
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 7:25am
      Jul 13, 2020
      trail: Big Gunpowder
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      Jul 13, 2020 @ 7:25am
      Jul 13, 2020
      trail: Big Gunpowder
      36 |
      Jul 13, 2020 @ 7:25am
      Jul 13, 2020
      trail: Sweathouse
      21 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 6:07am
      Apr 20, 2020
      trail: Sweathouse
      20 |
      Apr 20, 2020 @ 6:06am
      Apr 20, 2020
      41 |
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 8:54am
      Jul 2, 2017
      36 |
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 8:54am
      Jul 2, 2017
      38 |
      Jul 2, 2017 @ 8:54am
      Jul 2, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Stocksdale Entrance
      Mar 17, 2021 @ 10:01am
      Mar 17, 2021
      DryHike Purecannabliss
      Sweathouse
      Mar 17, 2021 @ 10:01am
      Mar 17, 2021
      Prevalent MudHike Quite muddy and had to cross water, was...Purecannabliss
      Lost Pond Trail
      May 14, 2020 @ 10:33am
      May 14, 2020
      DryOvergrown brush and prickers. Tons of...Thezedayz
      Graham Stables Trail
      Apr 22, 2020 @ 6:04am
      Apr 22, 2020
      DryK3alba
      Big Gunpowder
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 10:34am
      Oct 15, 2019
      VariableLots of large trees down a long the whole...RMort

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1537737talllguyaddreportWildlands
      May 30, 2022 @ 12:03pm
      May 30, 2022
      user #2305441Boyl6546riddentrailLow Connector
      May 12, 2022 @ 11:53am
      May 12, 2022
      user #2305441Boyl6546riddentrailPerry Ridge and 1 more
      May 1, 2022 @ 9:40am
      May 1, 2022
      user #2515756igorgetsin09commenttrailBig Gunpowder
      Mar 2, 2022 @ 6:09pm
      Mar 2, 2022
      user #2979533StephenStelmackcDbwishlisttrailBig Gunpowder
      Feb 26, 2022 @ 11:17am
      Feb 26, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2515756igorgetsin09trailBig GunpowderThis falls into a dont even bother. Starting...
      Mar 2, 2022 @ 6:09pm
      Mar 2, 2022
      user #1957078RMorttrailBig GunpowderRoad from Harford Rd. To Bel Air Rd and the...
      Apr 25, 2021 @ 4:50pm
      Apr 25, 2021
      user #2338512bmorebridgestrailStocksdaleSign at trailhead says no bikes allowed
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #2152099ThezedayztrailSawmillNot maintained tress fallen everywhere
      May 14, 2020 @ 10:31am
      May 14, 2020
      user #1957078RMorttrailBig GunpowderEverything upstream of Hartford Rd is pretty...
      Jan 30, 2020 @ 6:43am
      Jan 30, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Belmont Park 23.1 km
      Little Gunpowder 17 47 54.1 km
      Loch Raven 21 41 55.9 km
      Sweet Air 2 57.4 km
      Emily Bayless Graham Park8.4 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1721 miles1,188 ft6 miles371 ft
      #9,484#3,975913111
      Hike1823 miles1,240 ft6 miles371 ft
      #8,434#3,81361348
      Trail Running1823 miles1,240 ft6 miles371 ft
      #8,410#3,7931318
      • By Slackey & contributors
      • Admins: MORE, MD-Central, kmihm100, GUMBO
      • #14125 - 2,808 views
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