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PLACES TO RIDE

MARYLAND’S TOP CYCLING DESTINATIONS

Baltimore and the surrounding areas are rich with well-maintained bike paths, challenging mountain bike trails, and family-friendly scenic routes. We’ve put together a list of our favorite rides - check them out and please visit us for more recommendations on local trails and the gear you need for your next cycling adventure.

Mountain Trails

Patapsco State Park

Ellicott City, MD

70 miles of maintained trails along the Patapsco River.

Loch Raven Reservoir

Towson, MD

Variety of trails surrounded by wildlife and water.

Gunpowder Falls State Park

Kingsville, MD

120 miles of trails stretching over varied topography.

Parking at Patapsco: South Rolling Road Lot | Glen Artney Lot | Additional Parking

Looking for more mountain bike trails in Baltimore? Check out the Trailforks interactive map.

Gravel Trails

Torrey C. Brown Trail

Towson, MD

20 miles of compacted earth Rail Trail heading to PA.

Great Allegheny Passage

Cumberland, MD

60 miles of paved trail with plenty of climbing.

Lake Roland City Park

Baltimore, MD

Rocky and rooty cross country near Baltimore.

Looking for a short, fun ride option? Check out Stony Run Trail in Baltimore City.

Hybrid Paths

Jones Falls Trail

Baltimore, MD

10 miles along the Falls within Druid Hill Park.

B&A Trail to Annapolis

Anne Arundel Co., MD

Paved trail from Boulters Way to Dorsey Road in MD.

BWI Airport Trail

Baltimore, MD

12.5 mile easy trail - best aircraft watching in the area!

Want Even More Ride Recommendations?

Join us on Ride Spot! In partnership with peopleforbikes.org, we’re compiling and sharing our favorite routes and upcoming rides with you.