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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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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
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  • < 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

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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
  • 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
      The Watershed is a treasured jewel to area mountain bikers. It has has fantastic riding opportunities but like Gambrill the trails are rocky and technical. Due to advanced terrain and unmarked, the Watershed is a poor choice for beginners.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking google parking directions
      Region Details
      • 6
      • 5
      • 33
      • 12
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of Sep 28, 2019 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #591
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails (view details)
      58
      Trails Mountain Bike
      58
      Trails E-Bike
      2
      Trails Hike
      53
      Trails Trail Running
      53
      Total Distance
      61 miles
      Total Descent
      14,216 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,089 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,861 ft
      Reports
      323
      Photos
      46
      Ridden Counter
      3,121

      Photos of Frederick Watershed Mountain Bike

      trail: Wayne's Trail
      15 |
      Sep 26, 2019 @ 7:50am
      Sep 26, 2019
      trail: Kubla Khan
      24 |
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 4:10am
      Sep 19, 2019
      trail: Kubla Khan
      24 |
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 4:10am
      Sep 19, 2019
      8 |
      Sep 16, 2019 @ 8:18am
      Sep 16, 2019

      Videos of Frederick Watershed Mountain Bike

      2019 Sheduro (Enduro Race)
      4:23 | 101 | Aug 20, 2019
      Albatross - The Shed - Raw
      trail: Albatross
      2:22 | 423 | Dec 3, 2017
      BUGS. BRANCHES. SPEED & CHUNKS. SOUNDS...
      3:29 | 612 | May 11, 2017
      Frederick Watershed Freeride
      trail: Lawnmower
      0:46 | 295 | Apr 29, 2017

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1587338jbrow148riddentrailKubla Khan
      Oct 19, 2019 @ 4:14pm
      5 hours
      user #1864462petercwright725riddentrailAlbatross
      Oct 15, 2019 @ 5:05am
      Oct 15, 2019
      user #1121722alpineakwishlisttrailBlue Balls and 1 more
      Oct 9, 2019 @ 6:13pm
      Oct 9, 2019
      user #627384johngormanvotetrailViper
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 9:34am
      Sep 29, 2019
      user #249097adamcainwishlisttrailVandal
      Sep 29, 2019 @ 5:26am
      Sep 29, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1529309davidjg5trailIcebergNot a fun trail at all, unless you like riding...
      Sep 7, 2019 @ 5:02pm
      Sep 7, 2019
      user #965268theholyrollertrailF2/New BergDefinately not a blue trail. If you are in to...
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 4:08pm
      Sep 5, 2019
      user #1372849jharris0221trailLittle CanaanNot easy to climb. Tons of baby head rocks all...
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 4:39am
      Aug 17, 2019
      user #1372849jharris0221trailDrops SectorThis trail is great! It's like a playground of...
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 4:37am
      Aug 17, 2019
      user #1372849jharris0221trailReanimatorThis trail is great for experienced riders....
      Aug 17, 2019 @ 4:13am
      Aug 17, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Gambrill State Park 8 4 23.5 km
      Greenbrier State Park 1 3 17.6 km
      Emmitsburg Watershed Trail System 2 2 313.7 km
      Rivers Edge Park15.5 km
      Little Bennett Regional Park 9 719.5 km

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