3 miles
Distance
302 ft
Climb
-617 ft
Descent
00:31:00
Avg time

Connector Trail Details

  • Riding Area
    Emmitsburg Watershed Trail System
    Emmitsburg, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #46555 in Mountain Biking
  • 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.

Disclaimer

Closed September-February except Sundays for Hunting Season.

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Connector Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -314 ft
  • Altitude min
    482 ft
  • Altitude max
    937 ft
  • Altitude start
    797 ft
  • Altitude end
    482 ft
  • Grade
    -1.946%
  • Grade max
    -26.13%
  • Grade min
    21.525%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    1,771 ft
  • Avg time
    00:31:00
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Status:
Avg: 2 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
LEGEND
Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed or Major Issue / Red

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Other Other
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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