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Trail Conditions
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  • 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
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Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • 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
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      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
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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      582
      Trails Mountain Bike
      573
      Trails E-Bike
      31
      Trails Hike
      570
      Trails Trail Running
      565
      Trails Horse
      16
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      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
      504 miles
      Total Descent
      66,162 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,861 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,866 ft
      Reports
      7,126
      Photos
      1,322
      Ridden Counter
      64,484

      Popular Central Mountain Biking Trails

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      Morning Choice Main Section
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Rockburn Connector
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Ridge Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Garrett's Pass
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Morning Choice East Section
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Ridge Extension
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Belmont Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Twisties
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Chin Connector
      Bacon Ridge
      Swinging Bridge
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Barley and Hops
      Baltimore
      Belmont Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Skills Park Trail
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Vineyard Springs
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Lewis and Clark
      Patapsco Valley State Park

      Central Mountain Bike Routes

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      Bacon Ridge Phase 1 & 2 Loop
      Bacon Ridge
      6 miles
      Fairland, Short Route-Discover Montgomery Series
      Burtonsville
      2 miles
      MVD Rockburn to Patapsco Avalon HOCO Loop
      Rockburn Branch Park
      14 miles
      BWI To Rockburn Skills Park
      Rockburn Branch Park
      9 miles
      Tour De Patapsco - Avalon/Glen Artney/Hilton/Orange Grove
      Elkridge
      20 miles
      Liberty Reservoir Ride
      Ellicott City
      17 miles
      Fairland Recreational Park
      Fairland Recreational Park
      13 miles
      Rockburn to Garret's Pass
      Rockburn Branch Park
      10 miles
      Tour De Patapsco - Avalon / Orange Grove / Rockburn
      Elkridge
      20 miles
      Tour de Bacon
      Bacon Ridge
      13 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 7 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 94 rides
      • 13 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 666 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance

      Photos of Central Mountain Bike

      17 |
      Jun 27, 2021 @ 9:01am
      Jun 27, 2021
      trail: Side Trail
      12 |
      Jun 16, 2021 @ 12:26pm
      Jun 16, 2021
      6 |
      May 31, 2021 @ 6:02pm
      May 31, 2021
      5 |
      May 31, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      May 31, 2021
      4 |
      May 31, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      May 31, 2021
      5 |
      May 31, 2021 @ 6:01pm
      May 31, 2021
      16 |
      May 31, 2021 @ 1:17pm
      May 31, 2021
      68 |
      May 19, 2018 @ 6:03pm
      May 19, 2018

      Videos of Central Mountain Bike

      Dirt jumps at Rockburn Skill Park
      trail: Rockburn
      6 | Jul 20, 2021
      Full sending on a drop
      114 | May 24, 2021
      Pyga Party Sky Tavern
      0:56 | 25 | Sep 28, 2020
      Rockburn Branch Skills park jump crash!
      trail: Rockburn
      0:12 | 149 | Aug 30, 2020
      Steamy Bacon Ridge
      1:26 | 73 | Aug 11, 2020
      Ramp Jump at Fairland Park Holly Trail Loop
      0:08 | 126 | Jun 16, 2020
      Failed jump attempt

      0:05 | 65 | May 14, 2020
      Quaker Short DH section
      0:45 | | May 10, 2020

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Barley and Hops
      Baltimore
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 5:38am
      Aug 1, 2021
      Idealcabbiebatman
      A Boy Named Sue
      Little Gunpowder
      Jul 20, 2021 @ 12:42pm
      Jul 20, 2021
      IdealMTBCK
      Deja Dam
      Eldersburg
      Jul 17, 2021 @ 5:35am
      Jul 17, 2021
      Variablejldmtn15Deja Dam becomes overgrown. Lots of trees...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #798469kconnleyaddvideoMTB-The Unpredictable At Patapsco With The Fellas 6-26-21
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 5:37pm
      15 hours
      user #1086614bikingbadwithtcaddvideoBiking Bad - Mountain Biking at beautiful Patapsco Valley State Park | Spicy like Tabasco
      Aug 3, 2021 @ 8:38am
      1 day
      user #1690927RgilberthfdaddreportSweet Caroline
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 5:42pm
      2 days
      user #2247063donniecsaddreportValley View and 1 more
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 3:00pm
      2 days
      user #2306720nickridzwishlisttrailTorrey C. Brown Trail
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 9:01pm
      3 days

      Recent Comments

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      user #1582222mwloweryreportHorse Poopidy LoopThere is a second tree down west side of corn...
      Jul 30, 2021 @ 6:06pm
      Jul 30, 2021
      user #2792442indybrew22reportLittle Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Pleasantville Rd to Bottom Rd)Tree has been cleared
      Jul 27, 2021 @ 10:54am
      Jul 27, 2021
      user #2307703RezenatetrailPhase 3 connectorNot a black imo. No features, not the most...
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 2:38pm
      Jul 24, 2021
      user #2792442indybrew22reportLittle Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Pleasantville Rd to Bottom Rd)Thanks
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 6:07am
      Jul 24, 2021
      user #2792442indybrew22reportLittle Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Pleasantville Rd to Bottom Rd).3 miles in from Bottom Rd
      Jul 24, 2021 @ 6:07am
      Jul 24, 2021

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike573490 miles63,914 ft201 miles1,342 ft
      1,2277,1118769,427
      E-Bike3127 miles2,651 ft11 miles623 ft
      6,3045264
      Hike570497 miles64,902 ft202 miles1,860 ft
      777,056162,567
      Trail Running565495 miles64,731 ft202 miles1,860 ft
      177,05617799
      Horse1614 miles1,362 ft6 miles725 ft
      2,227132
      Dirtbike/Moto12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      12,22427
      ATV/ORV/OHV12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      2,2238
      Snowmobile12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      19
      Snowshoe12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      117
      Downhill Ski12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      153
      Backcountry Ski21 mile269 ft2,628 ft889 ft
      12
      Nordic Ski12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      123
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