1.2 miles
Distance
70 ft
Climb
-177 ft
Descent
00:10:12
Avg time

Soper Branch Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Gaithersburg
    , Maryland
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Family Friendly
    Yes
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #116148 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #92825 in Trail Running
    • #80994 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    90 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Montgomery County Parks

Fun trail, primarily downhill from parking lot. Watch for other users, easy to go fast. Your return trip will be mostly uphill.

Local Trail Association
Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Soper Branch Trail bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -107 ft
  • Altitude min
    462 ft
  • Altitude max
    568 ft
  • Altitude start
    568 ft
  • Altitude end
    462 ft
  • Grade
    -1.662%
  • Grade max
    -11.125%
  • Grade min
    11.143%
  • Distance climb
    1,466 ft
  • Distance down
    3,766 ft
  • Distance flat
    1,184 ft
  • Avg time
    00:10:12
  • Avg reverse time
    00:12:30
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Status:
on Sep 20, 2021
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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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  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • mountain biking (>6 month)
  • hiking (1 year)
  • moto (1 year)
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  • Nordic Ski
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      Soper Branch Trail Trail Reports

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      Sep 20, 2021 @ 7:16am
      Sep 20, 2021
      Aug 2, 2021 @ 2:44pm
      Aug 2, 2021
      Some soft spots in the usual low areas on the trail. Should be good after another day of dry weather.
      Apr 21, 2021 @ 3:31am
      Apr 21, 2021
      Mar 9, 2021 @ 6:38am
      Mar 9, 2021
      Nov 15, 2020 @ 7:16am
      Nov 15, 2020
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

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      6 Months
      • 119 rides
      • 16 miles avg distance
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      • 226 rides
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