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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
      • 159
      • 58
      • 404
      • 549
      • 66
      • 10

      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      1,338
      Trails Mountain Bike
      1,262
      Trails E-Bike
      157
      Trails Horse
      95
      Trails Hike
      1,304
      Trails Trail Running
      1,296
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      5
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      3
      Trails Snowmobile
      1
      Trails Snowshoe
      5
      Trails Downhill Ski
      1
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      6
      Trails Nordic Ski
      4
      Total Distance
      1,291 mile
      Total Descent
      131,501 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,838 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,839 ft
      Reports
      16,781
      Photos
      2,250
      Ridden Counter
      147,764
      Sub Regions

      Popular Central Region MD Mountain Biking Trails

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      Rockburn Connector
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Three Saws
      Frederick Watershed
      Morning Choice Main Section
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Huggy Bear
      Frederick Watershed
      Ridge Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Garrett's Pass
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Boundary Line
      Frederick Watershed
      Ridge Extension
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Barley and Hops
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Twisties
      Rockburn Branch Park
      Belmont Trail
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Morning Choice East Section
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Dave's Trail
      Frederick
      Chin Connector
      Bacon Ridge
      Skills Park Trail
      Rockburn Branch Park

      Central Region MD Mountain Bike Routes

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      MTBMD Hill Yeah! (L)
      Hashawha Environmental Center / Union Mills
      13 miles
      Bacon Ridge Phase 1 & 2 Loop
      Bacon Ridge
      6 miles
      Severn River Circumnavigation (Mixed Surface)
      Annapolis
      43 miles
      MTBMD - Hill Yeah! (S)
      Hashawha Environmental Center / Union Mills
      8 miles
      Another Route at Ptap 12 miles (GP)
      Rockburn Branch Park
      12 miles
      Anne Arundel County Epic
      Annapolis Waterworks
      30 miles
      Yellow Loop
      Gambrill State Park
      7 miles
      Wheaton Regional and NWB
      Silver Spring
      15 miles
      Fairland Recreational Park
      Fairland Recreational Park
      13 miles
      NW Branch by Kemp Mill / Burnt Mills / Franklin Knolls
      12 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 162 rides
      Past Week
      • 1,398 rides

      Photos of Central Region MD Mountain Bike

      95 |
      Nov 21, 2020 @ 3:21pm
      Nov 21, 2020
      trail: Cop Killer
      675 |
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 3:56pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      trail: Cop Killer
      483 |
      Oct 7, 2019 @ 3:56pm
      Oct 7, 2019
      71 |
      Mar 13, 2019 @ 11:21pm
      Mar 13, 2019
      | 1 comments
      trail: Little Moab
      411 |
      Jul 24, 2018 @ 7:35am
      Jul 24, 2018
      491 |
      Dec 2, 2017 @ 4:50pm
      Dec 2, 2017
      trail: Goat's Gully
      2,569 |
      Nov 6, 2015 @ 6:06pm
      Nov 6, 2015
      | 7 comments
      trail: Little Moab
      1,143 |
      Oct 11, 2012 @ 8:06pm
      Oct 11, 2012

      Videos of Central Region MD Mountain Bike

      Watershed run on the way home
      trail: Kubla Khan
      76 | Mar 23, 2024
      26 | Oct 2, 2023
      9 | Oct 2, 2023
      girlfriends silence was deafening
      trail: Lawnmower
      181 | Jul 17, 2023
      Slid out after wall ride at The Pit at...
      83 | Jun 19, 2023
      Face plant trying tire touch at South...
      76 | Jun 19, 2023
      POV - Slide Out to Face Plant
      63 | May 12, 2023
      Evo Drop - Friday Fail
      trail: Evolution
      422 | May 6, 2023

      Current Trail Warnings

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      Rootball
      Patapsco Valley State Park
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 9:27am
      2 days
      VariableIrodrigues10
      Bollinger Mill Loop
      Liberty Watershed Trails
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 8:40am
      Apr 14, 2024
      DryGoomba786Several significantly deep stream...
      Holly Trail Loop
      Fairland Recreational Park
      Apr 10, 2024 @ 11:33am
      Apr 10, 2024
      IdealIrodrigues10Big tree down right after the creek,...

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      johnrcoughlinwishlisttrailactivity #51373203
      Apr 18, 2024 @ 8:48pm
      8 hours
      MntZim1971wishlistregionactivity #51369270
      Apr 18, 2024 @ 6:59pm
      9 hours
      voL58tZrlikereportactivity #51356891
      Apr 18, 2024 @ 1:48pm
      15 hours
      Bear1977addphotoactivity #51346824 and 5 more
      Apr 18, 2024 @ 9:19am
      19 hours
      ShaneAFCwishlistrouteactivity #51346739
      Apr 18, 2024 @ 9:17am
      19 hours

      Recent Comments

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      David8AXCY4trailBypass Old CarCarsonite post calls this Stairway Spur.
      Apr 17, 2024 @ 3:43pm
      2 days
      igorgetsin09trailSweathouseLots of downed trees. Path washed out in many...
      Apr 15, 2024 @ 6:47pm
      Apr 15, 2024
      igorgetsin09trailStocksdale EntranceLots of downed trees. Trailforks trail start...
      Apr 15, 2024 @ 6:44pm
      Apr 15, 2024
      Markh14reportRed LoopCurrently not an issue. The beaver dam has...
      Apr 8, 2024 @ 7:31am
      Apr 8, 2024
      KlTChWZtrailForked Creek and Pine Hill Path LoopSadly, mountain bikers have destroyed the...
      Mar 11, 2024 @ 6:26pm
      Mar 11, 2024

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1,2601,174 mile116,184 ft482 miles1,837 ft
      2,10116,761210232,709
      E-Bike157161 miles13,271 ft65 miles1,650 ft
      14,765154,008
      Horse95116 miles10,417 ft45 miles1,749 ft
      52,6402399
      Hike1,3031,269 mile124,304 ft515 miles1,837 ft
      12216,5844111,505
      Trail Running1,2961,264 mile123,517 ft513 miles1,837 ft
      2516,578524,817
      Dirtbike/Moto512 miles755 ft4 miles1,529 ft
      12,60552
      ATV/ORV/OHV31 mile115 ft2,536 ft420 ft
      2,60154
      Snowmobile12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      316
      Snowshoe513 miles817 ft4 miles407 ft
      5429
      Downhill Ski12,205 ft36 ft433 ft52 ft
      1372
      Backcountry Ski613 miles1,060 ft5 miles1,201 ft
      5524
      Nordic Ski45 miles712 ft3 miles1,250 ft
      51112
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