1.5 miles
Distance
165 ft
Climb
-244 ft
Descent
00:15:40
Avg time

5 Bridges Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Fair Hill
    Elkton, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #6358 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #41168 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    95 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 85 in Hiking

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5 Bridges is a 2 mile popular blue singletrack trail located near Elkton Maryland. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. On average it takes 15 minutes to complete this trail.

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More Stats for 5 Bridges mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -79 ft
  • Altitude min
    123 ft
  • Altitude max
    247 ft
  • Altitude start
    207 ft
  • Altitude end
    128 ft
  • Grade
    -0.986%
  • Grade max
    -15.624%
  • Grade min
    10.817%
  • Distance climb
    3,266 ft
  • Distance down
    3,858 ft
  • Distance flat
    863 ft
  • Avg time
    00:15:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:16:58
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Status:
on Sep 7, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Snow Cover Inadequate
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking recent
  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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      5 Bridges Trail Reports

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      Sep 7, 2021 @ 6:10am
      Sep 7, 2021
      Aug 20, 2020 @ 1:12pm
      Aug 20, 2020
      Drying nicely.
      Mar 13, 2020 @ 8:32am
      Mar 13, 2020
      Oct 24, 2019 @ 11:40am
      Oct 24, 2019
      Some leaves down that obscure some of the low lying obstacles, but perfectly ridable in every way
      Jan 22, 2019 @ 10:39am
      Jan 22, 2019
      Only a few spots but totally worth riding
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 4 rides
      • 22 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 195 rides
      • 18 miles avg distance
      All
      • 459 rides
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      Routes with this trail

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      Big Elk Off Road XC 2019 Revised race
      7 miles

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      Videos

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      5 Bridges Fair Hill, MD **4K Stable Image**
      5:54 | 510 | Jun 6, 2018 , Elkton
      Fair Hill Big Elk Route
      0:52 | 96 | Jul 31, 2020 , Elkton