2 miles
Distance
532 ft
Climb
-532 ft
Descent
00:41:43
Avg time

Trail Boss Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • 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
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • TTFs on Trail
    Rock Face, Rock Garden
  • Global Ranking
    #25804 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    15 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 5 in Hiking
  • Land Manager

Emmitsburg 'Advanced' trail. Lots of rock and climbing.

Per the city trail is closed Sept-Feb except Sunday for hunting

Access Info

Parking at Rainbow Lake or ride in from connector. From Rainbow lake, go right after the dam, stay right at all forks till you get to a road, make a left on the road, past a driveway, then left back onto trail (across from the connector trail)

Disclaimer

Closed September-February except Sundays for Hunting Season.

More Stats for Trail Boss Trail bike trail
  • Altitude change
    0 ft
  • Altitude min
    757 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,053 ft
  • Altitude start
    829 ft
  • Altitude end
    829 ft
  • Grade max
    -19.903%
  • Grade min
    24.155%
  • Distance climb
    1 miles
  • Distance down
    1 miles
  • Distance flat
    391 ft
  • Avg time
    00:41:43
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Status:
on Aug 4, 2019
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 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
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  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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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
  • 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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      Trail Boss Trail Trail Reports

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      Aug 4, 2019 @ 9:03am
      Aug 4, 2019
      Nice trail...Overgrown in sections with sticker bushes and a few trees down.
      Aug 25, 2018 @ 8:11am
      Aug 25, 2018
      Lots of overgrown plants, thorn bushes and spider webs.
      Jul 29, 2018 @ 10:23am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Several hike-a-bike sections due to overgrown plants/thorn bushes and fallen trees
      Jul 29, 2018 @ 10:21am
      Jul 29, 2018
      Several hike-a-bike sections due to overgrown plants/thorn bushes and fallen trees
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      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 3 rides
      • 7 miles avg distance
      All
      • 16 rides
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      1 Review & Comments

      • + 0
      flag jharris0221 (Sep 3, 2018 at 11:17)
       Fun trail. Few side hits but fun when they are there. Nice Rock ridge hidden in there
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