3 miles
302 ft
-617 ft
Avg time

Connector Trail Details

  • Riding area
    Emmitsburg Watershed Trail System
    Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Difficulty rating
  • Trail type
  • Bike type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical rating
  • TTFs on trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
  • Land Manager

Connection from Emmitsburg Town to watershed trails. Increasingly rocky as you get higher up/closer to the other trails.

Per the city, trails are closed Sept-Feb except Sundays for hunting.

Access Info

There's no real trailhead parking. Either park in town (Emmitsburg Community Park is a good choice) and ride ~1.25 miles on-road or park at Rainbow lake.


Closed September-February except Sundays for Hunting Season.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Connector Trail mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -314 ft
  • Altitude min
    482 ft
  • Altitude max
    937 ft
  • Altitude start
    797 ft
  • Altitude end
    482 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,771 ft
  • Avg time
  • view trail stats
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Layers winter
Trail Style
  • ?
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Directions to connector-trail-82305 trailhead (39.698222, -77.380904)
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1 Review & Comments

  • + 0
flag jharris0221 (Sep 3, 2018 at 11:15)
 Lots of rocky river with little creative use of rock, found them frustrating rather than fun. Poorly maintained. Lacks proper bench cuts or drainage.

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