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      Western Maryland is a rural area consisting of Washington, Allegany, and Garrett counties and is generally regarded as part of Appalachia.
      Region Details
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      207
      Trails Mountain Bike
      195
      Trails E-Bike
      23
      Trails Hike
      200
      Trails Trail Running
      197
      Trails Horse
      16
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      8
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      2
      Total Distance
      343 miles
      Total Descent
      41,092 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,022 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      3,095 ft
      Reports
      1,429
      Photos
      320
      Ridden Counter
      24,946

      Outside Logo Articles

      Race Report: 2019 Sheduro Race Report - Frederick Watershed, Maryland
      Aug 22, 2019 from pinkbike.com
      One of the rockiest trail systems on the East Coast had record attendance during the 2019 Bike Doctor Sheduro

      Popular Western Mountain Biking Trails

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      Three Saws
      Frederick
      Huggy Bear
      Frederick Watershed
      Boundary Line
      Frederick Watershed
      Knucklebuster
      Frederick Watershed
      Dave's Trail
      Frederick
      Blue Balls
      Frederick Watershed
      Lawnmower
      Frederick Watershed
      Lower Volkswagon
      Frederick
      Carlo's Inferno
      Rivers Edge Trails
      Killer Bee
      Frederick Watershed
      Buck Flats Trail
      Frederick Watershed
      Kubla Khan
      Frederick Watershed
      Too Fast For Love
      Rivers Edge Trails
      Road Most Traveled
      Rivers Edge Trails
      Fun House
      Frederick Watershed

      Western Mountain Bike Routes

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      Yellow Loop
      Gambrill State Park
      7 miles
      Short Loop from Hamburg Rd
      Frederick Watershed
      5 miles
      Blue Watershred
      Frederick Watershed
      11 miles
      2021 Sheduro Sport Route..ish!!
      Frederick Watershed
      19 miles
      The Shed, A Moderate Length Difficult Loop
      Frederick Watershed
      6 miles
      Shed Kids Knucklebuster-VW-3Saws
      Frederick Watershed
      6 miles
      Shed Flow 9 Miles
      Frederick Watershed
      9 miles
      Bees to Steep Shuttle
      Frederick Watershed
      12 miles
      sheduro 2021
      Cunningham Falls State Park
      15 miles
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      Frederick
      12 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 22 rides
      Yesterday
      • 24 rides
      Past Week
      • 262 rides

      Photos of Western Mountain Bike

      7 |
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 3:08pm
      Aug 15, 2022
      28 |
      Jun 24, 2022 @ 3:53pm
      Jun 24, 2022
      trail: Hoe
      37 |
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 8:52pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      trail: Hoe
      41 |
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 8:52pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      trail: Hoe
      39 |
      Jun 23, 2022 @ 8:52pm
      Jun 23, 2022
      235 |
      Sep 20, 2012 @ 7:16am
      Sep 20, 2012
      292 |
      Sep 20, 2012 @ 7:16am
      Sep 20, 2012
      193 |
      Sep 20, 2012 @ 7:16am
      Sep 20, 2012

      Videos of Western Mountain Bike

      Drop send to fail
      trail: Kubla Khan
      156 | Aug 8, 2021
      catovid
      5:04 | 359 | Sep 9, 2020
      wrong turns and loamy turns
      trail: Fun House
      4:00 | 305 | Sep 9, 2020
      crashing uphill
      trail: Three Saws
      0:33 | 28 | Sep 9, 2020
      Lawnmower gully washout
      trail: Lawnmower
      0:12 | 198 | Jun 14, 2020
      Drops Sector first try
      0:13 | 404 | Jun 14, 2020
      Big boy crash
      trail: Creampie
      0:13 | 1248 | Feb 16, 2020
      Frederick Watershed Freeride Area
      0:13 | 661 | Nov 13, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3103112ScabbyNipzwishlistrouteShort Loop from Hamburg Rd
      Aug 18, 2022 @ 9:58am
      10 hours
      user #1961670st33zy-eaddphotoElliott Banks at The Freeride Area/Push Trails in Frederick, Maryland, United States
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 3:09pm
      Aug 15, 2022
      user #1758996Incompatible40saddreportRocky-Stream Bed Trail and 1 more
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 1:15pm
      Aug 15, 2022
      user #2713676jpoole9538wishlistrouteSheduro 2022 Stage 1 and 4 and Upper Canaan
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 7:16pm
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #1293759basecamp-frederickaddreportThree Saws
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 4:15pm
      Aug 14, 2022

      Recent Comments

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      user #3132012marobyntrailYellow PoplarD c
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 9:51am
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #3132012marobyntrailYellow PoplarMB n MN. G my s
      Aug 14, 2022 @ 9:49am
      Aug 14, 2022
      user #2777918Crudisill64trailConnector TrailTrail is very overgrown currently with lots of...
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 11:17am
      Aug 7, 2022
      user #1758996Incompatible40strailStupid TrailNever mind my bad
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 8:30am
      Jul 24, 2022
      user #1758996Incompatible40strailStupid TrailOfficially closed, again
      Jul 24, 2022 @ 8:23am
      Jul 24, 2022

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike195306 miles34,908 ft111 miles3,022 ft
      3151,4284223,384
      E-Bike2321 miles2,333 ft9 miles1,854 ft
      1,1605173
      Hike200332 miles33,648 ft117 miles2,943 ft
      71,35161,432
      Trail Running197332 miles33,648 ft117 miles2,943 ft
      1,35113250
      Horse1627 miles3,484 ft12 miles1,161 ft
      2514
      Dirtbike/Moto1010 miles640 ft3 miles984 ft
      25112
      ATV/ORV/OHV8
      2511
      Backcountry Ski12,746 ft243 ft2,746 ft243 ft
      114
      Nordic Ski23 miles627 ft2 miles358 ft
      140
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