605 ft
Distance
14 ft
Climb
-17 ft
Descent
00:02:40
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Capitol Hill Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Frederick Watershed
    Frederick, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Downhill Primary
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #56971 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #28689 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    25 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 45 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    MD DNR

A big pile of boulders on top of a hill in the center of the watershed. Only ridden from Newberg to Iceberg (west then south). FYI this trail was originally named "F2".

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Capitol Hill mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -3 ft
  • Altitude min
    1,627 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,645 ft
  • Altitude start
    1,630 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,627 ft
  • Grade
    -0.518%
  • Grade max
    -7.442%
  • Grade min
    10.997%
  • Distance climb
    230 ft
  • Distance down
    375 ft
  • Avg time
    00:02:40
  • Avg reverse time
    00:04:55
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on Mar 11, 2022
Ideal
Avg: 4 (2 votes)
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      Capitol Hill Trail Reports

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      Mar 11, 2022 @ 7:12am
      Mar 11, 2022
      Apr 1, 2018 @ 6:26am
      Apr 1, 2018
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      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 4 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
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      • 97 rides
      • Last: Jan 10, 2023

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