14.7 miles
Distance
1,294 ft
Climb
-1,286 ft
Descent
461 ft
High Point

Park at Bel Air Rd parking, under the tunnel to Jesse's Trail and beyond. This route has a good climb at the start with Jesse's trail and rocky down hill to a bit of rocky trail to Harford Rd. Cross the road and continue on the rolling trail along the river, follow Dick Branch and White blazes for a climb to the water falls, go past for an exciting loop to a mesa and up and over a few valleys to return back to the base of Dick branch. Continue on White blazed trail to Bottom Rd. Cross the green bridge straight to Laurel Brook Rd. go left on the yellow blazed trail up to the Railroad, old Ma and Pa rail bed, veer left to the first cut and look for unmarked left up to Graffiti house trail leading to the Trombone which drops you off at the railroad again. Turn right to return to laurel brook rd. turn right to left on Guyton rd to the guyton flats and some gentle climbing out to Beechwood Rd. left out of the trail on Beechwood to right on Reckord to right on Harford Rd, down to the parking lot on the left side at the little gunpowder falls. Enter the trail at the parking to a right turn on old paved rd to Bel Air Rd. Follow the trail to the left along the road to an access trail to the road, follow the road ovger the bridge and around the guardrail to the tunnel to return to parking.

Detailed Description
Joe's Bike Shop Opt Outside ride plan. is a 15 mile moderately popular intermediate route located near Fallston Maryland. This mountain bike only route. This route includes 45 trails. This route climbs 1,294 ft with a max elevation of 461 ft then descends -1,286 ft.
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22 Reviews & Comments

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db-11 (Sep 4, 2022 at 23:26)
Fun little trail, but not too difficult - I'd rate it "dark blue."
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db-11 (Sep 4, 2022 at 23:18)
Fun, flowy, smooth trail with nice open sightlines. I'd rate it green except for some tech at the very end.
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db-11 (Sep 4, 2022 at 22:06)
Trail Amy's Trail
Green other than a short blue section with a rock garden along Bel Air Road.
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db-11 (Sep 4, 2022 at 22:06)
Trail Amy's Trail
Green other than a short blue section with a rock garden along Bel Air Road.
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db-11 (Sep 4, 2022 at 21:57)
Mostly flat and flowy, but I'd rate it blue due to a few techy sections.
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db-11 (Sep 4, 2022 at 21:57)
Mostly flat and flowy, but I'd rate it blue due to a few techy sections.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Joshuaclasing NICA TTC (Mar 10, 2021 at 17:07)
Still a bit muddy.
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Mjtedeschi (May 27, 2020 at 16:51)
Trail Amy's Trail
Great for beginner mtb riders. My son (age 10) and I did the trail 2x. He felt extremely comfort to move onto a move technical trails. The perfect trail to get beginner riders comfortable and confident.
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Mjtedeschi (May 27, 2020 at 16:51)
Trail Amy's Trail
Great for beginner mtb riders. My son (age 10) and I did the trail 2x. He felt extremely comfort to move onto a move technical trails. The perfect trail to get beginner riders comfortable and confident.
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Jcarey047 (Apr 29, 2020 at 18:42)
4/29/20 Metal wire is coming out of the ground and is down on the trail
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Trev4444 (Feb 22, 2020 at 16:11)
Long climb or awesome descent that ends in either a 3ft rock drop, gully or challenging rock garden, it’s your choice what to pick. This descent includes the cool alternate line and a few small jumps and berms as well.
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Trev4444 (Feb 22, 2020 at 16:11)
Long climb or awesome descent that ends in either a 3ft rock drop, gully or challenging rock garden, it’s your choice what to pick. This descent includes the cool alternate line and a few small jumps and berms as well.
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  • + 1
Trev4444 (Feb 22, 2020 at 16:11)
Long climb or awesome descent that ends in either a 3ft rock drop, gully or challenging rock garden, it’s your choice what to pick. This descent includes the cool alternate line and a few small jumps and berms as well.
[Reply]
  • + 1
Trev4444 (Feb 22, 2020 at 16:11)
Long climb or awesome descent that ends in either a 3ft rock drop, gully or challenging rock garden, it’s your choice what to pick. This descent includes the cool alternate line and a few small jumps and berms as well.
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Bennnnnn (Jun 21, 2018 at 12:47)
Trail The Trombone
Probably the best trail out here
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Bennnnnn (Jun 21, 2018 at 12:47)
Trail The Trombone
Probably the best trail out here
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More Stats for Joe's Bike Shop Opt Outside ride plan. mountain bike route
  • Altitude change
    8 ft
  • Altitude min
    219 ft
  • Altitude start
    222 ft
  • Altitude end
    230 ft
  • Grade max
    -43.6%
  • Grade min
    24.2%
  • Distance climb
    6 miles
  • Distance down
    6 miles
  • Distance flat
    3 miles
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