30.2 miles
Distance
2,644 ft
Climb
-2,638 ft
Descent
165 ft
High Point

This route combines all of Bacon Ridge and Waterworks into one epic ride consisting mostly of singletrack, with a pavement connection between both trail systems. Plenty of climbing, especially in Waterworks, but nothing too technical. We will continue to add to the this route as more trail is built in Anne Arundel County.

Bring plenty of water as there are limited opportunities to fill up along the way. Park at the Northern Bacon Ridge trailhead or the Housley Road Waterworks trailhead.

Detailed Description
Anne Arundel County Epic is a 30 mile popular intermediate route located near Annapolis Maryland. This mountain bike only route can be used both directions and has a hard overall physical rating. This route includes 23 trails. This route climbs 2,644 ft with a max elevation of 165 ft then descends -2,638 ft.
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  • Riding area
  • Primary Activity
    Mountain Bike
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Loop
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Physical rating
    Hard
  • Ridelogs
    30
More Stats for Anne Arundel County Epic mountain bike route
  • Avg time
    2 hr 37 min
  • Altitude min
    12 ft
  • Altitude start
    56 ft
  • Altitude end
    62 ft
  • Grade max
    -44.7%
  • Grade min
    32.8%
  • Distance climb
    13 miles
  • Distance down
    13 miles
  • Distance flat
    4 miles
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