1.5 miles
Distance
261 ft
Climb
-198 ft
Descent
00:14:00
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Emmitsburg Watershed Trail System
    Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #54429 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #58241 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    100 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Trail is closed Sept-Feb, except Sundays, for hunting season.

Access Info

Access from small parking area at Rainbow lake, or ride in from the connector trail. Trail is to the left after crossing the Dam.

Disclaimer

Closed September-February except Sundays for Hunting Season.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Beginner Intermediate Trail mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    63 ft
  • Altitude min
    876 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,067 ft
  • Altitude start
    876 ft
  • Altitude end
    939 ft
  • Grade
    0.808%
  • Grade max
    -19.294%
  • Grade min
    22.349%
  • Distance climb
    3,692 ft
  • Distance down
    3,106 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,023 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:00
  • Avg reverse time
    00:17:59
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Status:
on Jul 4, 2021
Ideal
Avg: 4 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Beginner... Trail Reports

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      Jul 4, 2021 @ 8:28am
      Jul 4, 2021
      Jun 24, 2021 @ 3:31pm
      Jun 24, 2021
      Few trees down
      May 1, 2021 @ 6:31am
      May 1, 2021
      Some trees down
      Apr 18, 2021 @ 9:23am
      Apr 18, 2021
      Several trees down
      Dec 13, 2020 @ 8:08am
      Dec 13, 2020
      Number of trees down
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 39 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 76 rides
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      Photos

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      Jun 9, 2020 @ 11:34am
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      Jun 24, 2019 @ 2:23pm
      Jun 24, 2019
      34 |
      Jun 24, 2019 @ 2:23pm
      Jun 24, 2019

      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      Crudisill64 (Jul 25, 2021 at 18:08)
       Very fun beginner trail and well maintained.
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