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Little Bennett Ride

Intermediate
 3.8 (27) RECOMMENDED ROUTE

Fun, rolling singletrack over good hills with very little tech.


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Map Key

11.5

Miles

18.6

KM

75%

Singletrack

643' 196 m

High

401' 122 m

Low

842' 257 m

Up

838' 255 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

14%

Max Grade (8°)

Dogs Unknown

E-Bikes Unknown

Overview

The Little Bennett Ride follows fast and fun singletrack trails through lush, wooded forests and colorful, open meadows. All-in-all, this is a great figure-8 loop with fun connecting trails throughout.

Need to Know

There is a creek crossing that can be fun.

Description

The trails at Little Bennett Regional Park can be ridden in various ways, but this is a good sampler to get you started. Both wet and dry, it has a ton of fast and fun areas. Dry, it can be super fast and wet, it has some sloppy areas that get beat up but create some fun situations.

Little Bennett is primarily singletrack but there are a few rocky sections and some gravel roads. There are a few parking areas with connector trails from each. Try starting at different areas to mix it up a little.The area is open to horses and hikers, so both need to be respected. There is also a hiking/running-only section that should be respected as well.

Contacts

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Nate Fischer

Trail Ratings

  3.8 from 27 votes

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  3.8 from 27 votes
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Photos

Wooden bridge and climb on Hard Cider Trail after a light rain the night before
Sep 26, 2020 near Clarksburg, MD
White-tailed deer fawn
Jul 7, 2015 near Clarksburg, MD
Tobacco barn trail
Aug 6, 2017 near Clarksburg, MD
The flow of the trails are very nice.
Aug 6, 2017 near Clarksburg, MD
Browning run first tracks early evening in the snow
May 16, 2015 near Clarksburg, MD

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Mar 20, 2021
Frank D
Fun trail, muddy today 11.4mi — 1h 33m
Sep 27, 2020
Matthew Hussey
Fun flowy loop but way too much horse poop. 14.8mi — 1h 45m
Sep 26, 2020
Alex N
Rode the route recommended by Andrew E. This is the way to go. 6.3mi — 1h 34m
Sep 7, 2020
Rob Freishtat
Aug 18, 2020
Kevin Selm
Easy access, multiple parking lots, nothing too technical.
May 23, 2020
Mookie Wilson
9.8mi — 1h 35m
Jun 26, 2019
Logan Cook
Jun 22, 2019
Logan Cook
Started on Browning Run Trail and did the short section of Purdum that goes to parking lot and the short Pine Knob Trail.

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