1 miles
Distance
252 ft
Climb
-232 ft
Descent
123 ft
High Point
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Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Annapolis Waterworks Trail
    Annapolis, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular direction shown
  • Trail Visibility
    Always easy to follow
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Year Opened
    2019
  • Land Manager
    City of Annapolis

This is the most accessible loop in the Annapolis Waterworks Trail and provides public access and parking from Housley Road. Fast and flowy single track.

Access Info

Park on Housley Road on the shoulder near the Stone Point Apartments. Look for the trailhead to your right in the woods on the left side of the stormwater drain.

More Stats for Housley Loop (Annapolis Waterworks Trail) bike trail
  • Altitude change
    21 ft
  • Altitude min
    35 ft
  • Altitude start
    69 ft
  • Altitude end
    90 ft
  • Grade
    0.323%
  • Grade max
    -24.349%
  • Grade min
    27.439%
  • Distance climb
    2,950 ft
  • Distance down
    2,779 ft
  • Distance flat
    661 ft
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Status:
on Jul 21, 2019
Dry
Avg: 5 (1 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
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  • < 50%
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  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
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Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
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  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
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  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

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

  • 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 Groomed
  • 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
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
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      Housley Loop... Trail Reports

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      Jul 21, 2019 @ 11:29am
      Jul 21, 2019
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 2 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 33 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 0 rides
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      Photos

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      Sep 6, 2019 @ 6:08pm
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      Aug 14, 2019 @ 12:00pm
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      Aug 12, 2019 @ 3:44pm
      Aug 12, 2019
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      Aug 4, 2019 @ 4:48pm
      Aug 4, 2019

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