Western Maryland Rail Trail

c/o Fort Frederick State Park, 11100 Ft Frederick Rd, Big Pool, MD 21711 Get Directions
Phone: 301-842-2155
Western Maryland Rail Trail
Twenty-three-mile-long trail runs from Big Pool to the southern slope of Sideling Hill.  Paved trail popular for cycling, in-line skating and walking.
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TripAdvisor® Traveler Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating Based on 15 reviews
September 15, 2016
Nancy S
This rail trail is 22 miles and follows the Potomac and the C&O Canal in the narrow strip between Pennsylvania and West Virginia. We started each half in Hancock and rode to the ends. The western...
September 15, 2016
Nice bike trail . Started at hancock and went about 10 miles and back. There are places sit , relax and eat in Hancock . The canal is more scenic than the trail.
September 6, 2016
Mark G
If you're interested in a well-maintained and mostly-flat 23+ mile stretch of repurposed railroad bed, this is the place! Whether you're along for a stroll or a pretty effortless bike ride, you're...