3,533 ft
Distance
31 ft
Climb
-77 ft
Descent
00:05:33
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Little Gunpowder
    Fallston, Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Green
  • Physical Rating
    Easy
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #36780 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    45 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 60 in Trail Running
    • 80 in Hiking

Flat trail running along the river on the Harford County side, from Bel Air Rd to the Wildcat Branch

Access Info

Access from Bel Air Rd, just north of the Bel Air Rd bridge (look for white gravel and kiosk)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Little Gunpowder Trail (White Blaze - Bel Air Rd to Wildcat Branch) mountain bike trail
  • Altitude change
    -46 ft
  • Altitude min
    183 ft
  • Altitude max
    230 ft
  • Altitude start
    229 ft
  • Altitude end
    183 ft
  • Grade
    -1.316%
  • Grade max
    -13.059%
  • Grade min
    27.532%
  • Distance climb
    538 ft
  • Distance down
    2,710 ft
  • Distance flat
    256 ft
  • Avg time
    00:05:33
  • Avg reverse time
    00:05:52
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Status:
on Apr 5, 2020
Ideal
Avg: 2 (2 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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • less popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • 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
  • Ideal
  • 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
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      Little Gunpowder... Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      Apr 5, 2020 @ 7:00am
      2 days
      reporter
      Jul 5, 2019 @ 12:37pm
      Jul 5, 2019
      Muddy in a couple of spots, but mostly dry
      Apr 17, 2019 @ 2:44pm
      Apr 17, 2019
      Downed tree.
      Aug 15, 2018 @ 2:38pm
      Aug 15, 2018
      Several trees across trail between Bel Air Rd and Wildcat Branch. One ride over, one ride under (after some pruning) and one dismount.
      Jul 1, 2018 @ 12:00pm
      Jul 1, 2018
      Ran through the area on foot; all clear.
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 6 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 47 rides
      • 15 miles avg distance
      All
      • 280 rides
      •  

      Photos

      more »
      10 |
      Nov 4, 2019 @ 11:44am
      Nov 4, 2019
      105 |
      Apr 3, 2016 @ 4:05pm
      Apr 3, 2016

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