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 16 reviews
May 2, 2017
This is a wonderful paved biking trail that is wide enough for two bikes side by side and is flat and easy even for beginners. Limited access points keep the number of people biking down. Scenic...
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.