Bacon Ridge Trails: Phase 1

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2.0 Miles 3.2 Kilometers


Singletrack

130' 39 m

Ascent

-153' -47 m

Descent

135' 41 m

High

66' 20 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

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Narrow, winding, flowy, smooth, and fun singletrack.

Michael Klasmeier

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Hunting is allowed the Friday after Thanksgiving for 10 days, followed by the second weekend in January ONLY. Please avoid the area on these dates if at all possible to allow the hunters to do their thing.
Family Friendly: Great beginner trail for kids and adults.
Dogs: Offleash

Description

The first natural surface singletrack in Anne Arundel County, this initial 2.5 miles of trail is ready to ride. This trail system is twisty and fun with no rocks and only a few roots. Due to the lack of obstacles, this is a great family friendly, beginner friendly, route. Since the trails were hand-built by experienced trail builders, this area has been optimized for riding fun. Currently, parking is available on Hawkins Rd on the shoulder, as there isn't an official parking lot yet.

Phase 2 begins March 2016 with the addition of 5 miles of trails.

This trail was built with support from AACo, Scenic Rivers Land Trust, MORE, MET, TrailWerks Cyclery,and Family Bike Shop. Major donors include Specialized Bicycle Company, Quality Bicycle Products, SRLT, Family Bike Shop, TrailWerks Cyclery, SC Logic, and Family Vet Clinic.

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Apr 14, 2017
Martin Arrieta
first bike ride with chris and second one on the stumpy !! beautiful day out!
Mar 11, 2017
Michael Hicks
Rode with my 14 y/o son, Sean
Mar 9, 2017
Michael Hicks
Getting back into mountain biking/getting fit. A great trail for it. 3.7mi
Mar 4, 2017
Michael Hicks
Great trails. Rode with my 14 and 10 year old sons. 4.2mi
Mar 1, 2017
Michael Hicks
Too wet, turned around, planned for another day 0.8mi
Feb 24, 2017
Martin Arrieta
First ride here. first ride with Trevor hes gonna make me look like a fool lmao...
Feb 18, 2017
Pete Zee
First time out in 15 years! 3mi
Dec 28, 2016
Tanya Wilson
Hiking with 3.5 y.o 2.5mi — 1h 00m

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  4.8 from 11 votes

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Minor Issues 45 days ago
Mostly Dry, Some Mud
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I walked part of this today but ran out of time. Very nice and flowy with some punchy climbs and fun features. I can't wait until the whole thing is completed! Great work MORE! Mar 17, 2016


The trails are nice flowing and fun. There has been about 3.5 miles added since this with phase 2. The next phase is about 13 miles. This place will be awesome! There are some good climbs and descents, just a fun place to ride. Good job Trailwerks for spearheading this project. Apr 6, 2017


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