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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
Trailforks scans users ridelogs to determine the most popular direction each trail is ridden. A good flowing trail network will have most trails flowing in a single direction according to their intension.
The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Central Maryland consists of Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, and Howard counties, and also Baltimore City. The state capital, Annapolis, is located in Anne Arundel county.
      Region Details
      • 27
      • 15
      • 127
      • 250
      • 31
      • 6

      Region Status
      Open as of 24 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      459
      Trails Mountain Bike
      470
      Trails E-Bike
      22
      Trails Hike
      469
      Trails Trail Running
      468
      Trails Horse
      7
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      1
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      2
      Trails Nordic Ski
      1
      Total Distance
      409 miles
      Total Descent
      61,365 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,861 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,866 ft
      Reports
      4,932
      Photos
      1,075
      Ridden Counter
      36,642

      Popular Trail Networks

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      Patapsco Valley State Park 24 83 5 1
      Little Gunpowder 16 47 6
      Loch Raven 21 39 4
      Bacon Ridge 11 11 1
      Susquehanna State Park 5 1 8 2
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      Popular Central Mountain Biking Trails

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      Morning Choice Main Section
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Ridge Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Rockburn Connector
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Garrett's Pass
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Morning Choice East Section
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Belmont Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Little Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Harford Rd to Bottom Rd)
      Little Gunpowder
      Swinging Bridge
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Belmont Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Chin Connector
      Bacon Ridge
      Captain John Smith
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Twisties
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Fox
      Bacon Ridge
      Lewis and Clark
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Split Log Climb
      Little Gunpowder

      Central Mountain Bike Routes

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      MVD Rockburn to Patapsco Avalon HOCO Loop
      Rockburn Branch Park
      14 miles
      Bacon Ridge Phase 1 & 2 Loop
      Bacon Ridge
      6 miles
      Merryman's Loop
      Loch Raven
      8 miles
      Fairland Recreational Park
      Fairland Recreational Park
      13 miles
      Woodstock 101
      McKeldin Recreation Area
      14 miles
      Black Hills-Long Route, Discover Montgomery Series
      Boyds
      13 miles
      Black Hills-Long Route, Discover Montgomery Series
      Boyds
      13 miles
      Black Hills-Long Route, Discover Montgomery Series
      Boyds
      13 miles
      Lower Patasco 26 mi route
      Rockburn Branch Park
      22 miles
      GUMBO Gut Check Grinder Challenge
      Little Gunpowder
      7 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 2 rides
      • 20 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 48 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 546 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Central Mountain Bike

      trail: Goat Trail
      1 |
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 6:35am
      1 days
      trail: Bloede Trail
      2 |
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 4:48am
      Aug 10, 2020
      6 |
      Aug 10, 2020 @ 4:48am
      Aug 10, 2020
      trail: Wolf
      1 |
      Aug 9, 2020 @ 9:27am
      Aug 9, 2020

      Videos of Central Mountain Bike

      Steamy Bacon Ridge
      1:26 | 8 | Aug 11, 2020
      Ramp Jump at Fairland Park Holly Trail Loop
      0:08 | 32 | Jun 16, 2020
      Failed jump attempt
      0:05 | 17 | May 14, 2020
      Quaker Short DH section
      0:45 | | May 10, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      C Loop
      Loch Raven
      Aug 8, 2020 @ 12:08pm
      Aug 8, 2020
      VariableBullMoose1912Large trees down on the hill coming down...
      Railroad Pass 2
      Little Gunpowder
      Aug 3, 2020 @ 6:54am
      Aug 3, 2020
      Idealkbfrank GUMBO Medium sized tree, somewhat elevated,...
      Green Trail Loop - Savage Woods Park
      Elkridge
      Jul 23, 2020 @ 5:30pm
      Jul 23, 2020
      VariableRclay Very large tree down at intersection of...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2262738ToubaboKoomivotetrailRoad To Raptor - Raptor Vista to Parking Lot
      Aug 13, 2020 @ 5:39am
      2 hours
      user #1238475sna-mockcheckintrailBurnOut and 1 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 10:31am
      21 hours
      user #1238475sna-mockriddentrailBurnOut and 1 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 10:31am
      21 hours
      user #1238475sna-mockcheckintrailMORE fun and 7 more
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 10:30am
      21 hours
      user #1238475sna-mockcheckintrailThru Connector
      Aug 12, 2020 @ 10:30am
      21 hours

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2328451EBobbiereportLittle Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Harford Rd to Bottom Rd)Clear
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 1:24pm
      Aug 7, 2020
      user #2328451EBobbiereportLittle Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Pleasantville Rd to Bottom Rd)Clear now
      Aug 7, 2020 @ 10:05am
      Aug 7, 2020
      user #2338512bmorebridgestrailWildlandsTrailhead says no biking
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 7:16pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #2338512bmorebridgestrailStocksdaleSign at trailhead says no bikes allowed
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 7:15pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      user #2235939swdawsontrailCollege LoopThis is a good trail but should not be marked...
      Aug 2, 2020 @ 10:00am
      Aug 2, 2020

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