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green Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail

Trail

20.8 mile 33.5 kilometer point to point
Doubletrack
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 658' 201 m
Descent: -127' -39 m
High: 790' 241 m
Low: 250' 76 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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A 20-mile rail trail along the Big Gunpowder Falls.

Cheryl Ladota

E-Bikes Unknown

Features -none-

Family Friendly Easy ride along a river with wildlife, wildflowers, and native plants.

This multi-use trail is open from sunrise to sunset.

Description

This rail-trail stretches from Ashland, Maryland north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania line, passing through many historic communities and quaint towns. The trail continues into Pennsylvania as the "York County Heritage". This is a classic rail trail, with primarily wide paths, although there are a few narrower areas where two bikes cannot ride side by side.

There's not much elevation gain and the trail is generally easy except for the length. It's a very scenic ride along the Big Gunpowder Falls, with frequent viewing areas, bathrooms, park benches and picnic areas. There are also many historic railroad signs and markers along the way.

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Apr 6, 2019
Jake M
20.4mi — 2h 04m
Dec 1, 2018
Bob Rose
20 miles out and back 40mi — 3h 45m
Sep 16, 2018
Robbie Flick
Apr 5, 2018
Cheryl Ladota
21mi — 2h 00m

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  4.2 from 5 votes

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#53

in Maryland

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