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Length
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Type

Anacostia River Trail

12 mi
State: DC, MD
Asphalt

Anacostia Tributary Trail System

29.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Auburn Valley Trail

1.2 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

B&A Trail

13.3 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

BWI Trail

12.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Battery Park Trail

1.7 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Belmont Trail

0.5 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Brandywine Creek Path

1.5 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete

Brandywine Trail

2.9 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel

Brentwood Levee Trail

0.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Brighton-Reidenbaugh Park Trail

0.5 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Broad Street Greenway

0.9 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Concrete

Broadneck Peninsula Trail

1.2 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Canning House Run Trail

0.8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Capital City Trail

1.5 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Brick, Concrete

Capital Crescent Trail

12.7 mi
State: DC, MD
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Catonsville Short Line Trail

1.4 mi
State: MD
Dirt, Gravel

Charles Bailey Trail

2.5 mi
State: DE, PA
Dirt

Chickies Rock Overlook Trail

0.5 mi
State: PA
Dirt
Accordion

Conestoga Greenway Trail

1 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Cross Island Trail

6.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Downs Park Trail

5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Dirt

Easton Rails-to-Trails

2.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Enola Low Grade Trail

29.15 mi
State: PA
Ballast, Crushed Stone

Farmingdale Trail

4 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Grass, Boardwalk

Folly Branch Trail

2.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Georgia Avenue Trail

1.2 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Gwynns Falls Trail

18.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Hanover Trolley Trail

3.4 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Hazlettville/North Shared-Use Path

1.7 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete

Heritage Rail Trail County Park

27.4 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone

Heritage Trail (PA)

1.1 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Herring Run Trail

2.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Dirt

Hollow Creek Greenway

1.7 mi
State: PA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Indian Creek Trail (MD)

1.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Intercounty Connector Trail

8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Ireland Drive Trail

1.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Isaac Branch Greenway Trail

3.3 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete

Jack A. Markell Trail

5.5 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Boardwalk

James F. Hall Trail

1.8 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

James T. Corcoran Memorial Greenway

2.3 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

John Overstreet Connector

1.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Jones Falls Trail

11.1 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Kent Island South Trail

5.8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Killens Pond Bike Trail

2 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Kissel Hill Commons Trail

1 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Lake Artemesia Trail

1.35 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Lake Frank Trail

1.8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Lancaster Junction Trail

2.3 mi
State: PA
Crushed Stone

Landenberg Junction Trail

0.4 mi
State: PA
Dirt, Gravel, Woodchips

Landis Valley Road Sidepath

1 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Lime Spring Trail

1 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

Little Jersey Trail

8.1 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Little Paint Branch Trail

1.1 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Lone Wolf Trail

1 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Long Branch Trail (MD)

1.2 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway Trail

2.5 mi
State: MD
Crushed Stone

MA & PA Heritage Trail

5.1 mi
State: MD
Boardwalk, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Ma & Pa Community Greenway

1.44 mi
State: PA
Crushed Stone

Magruder Branch Trail

3.45 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Manheim Township Bikeway

0.7 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Marvin Gaye Trail

1.9 mi
State: DC
Asphalt

Matthew Henson Trail

4.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Metropolitan Branch Trail

4 mi
State: DC, MD
Asphalt

Michael N. Castle C&D Canal Trail

12.4 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Mill Creek Greenway (DE)

3.1 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Mill Creek Trail (PA)

0.9 mi
State: PA
Woodchips

Mill Race Trail

1.2 mi
State: PA
Cinder, Dirt, Grass, Woodchips

Mount Airy Rail-Trail

0.5 mi
State: MD
Crushed Stone

Newark Reservoir Trail

1.8 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Northern Delaware Greenway Trail

10.4 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Northwest Branch Trail

15.8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Dirt

Northwest Corridor Linear Park

0.7 mi
State: PA
Asphalt

Northwest Lancaster County River Trail

14.1 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Number Eight Streetcar Path

0.33 mi
State: MD
Crushed Stone

POW/MIA Parkway Shared-Use Path

3.3 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Parrish Trail

1.5 mi
State: PA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Patuxent Branch Trail

4.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

PennDel Trail

5.4 mi
State: DE, PA
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

4.4 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Gravel

Poplar Trail

0.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Red Clay Creek Trail

1 mi
State: PA
Crushed Stone, Gravel

Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail

3.8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Rim Trail

2.2 mi
State: PA
Crushed Stone

Rock Creek Trail (MD)

16 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Route 273 Multi-Use Trail

1.4 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Savage Mill Trail

1.2 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel

Silver Lake Park Trail

0.6 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete

Sligo Creek Trail

10.2 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Smyrna-Clayton Bike Path

1.5 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Sorenson's Way

1.4 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Concrete

South Shore Trail

1.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Springlawn Trail

2.1 mi
State: PA
Dirt, Gravel

St. Michaels Nature Trail

1.3 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

State Route 141 Sidepath

1.5 mi
State: DE
Asphalt

Stony Run Trail

2.9 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Woodchips

Strawberry Lake Way Bicycle Path

2.2 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Swamp Forest Trail

6.4 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail

19.7 mi
State: MD
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Trolley Line #9 Trail

1.5 mi
State: MD
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Trolley Trail (DE)

0.5 mi
State: DE
Crushed Stone

Twinbrook Connector Trail

0.8 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

WB&A Trail

13.1 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Warwick Township Highlands Trail

2 mi
State: PA
Asphalt, Concrete, Grass

Wayne Gilchrest Trail

2.1 mi
State: MD
Asphalt

Wilmington Riverwalk

1.4 mi
State: DE
Boardwalk, Concrete

Yorklyn Bridge Trail

0.6 mi
State: DE
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
Winding along its eponymous river, the Anacostia River Trail (also known as the Anacostia Riverwalk) is a gem of a trail in southeast Washington, D.C.—a vital recreation and active-transportation...
DC, MD 12 mi Asphalt
The Anacostia Tributary Trail System includes a number of trails linked together and managed by the National Park Service. The trail include: the Anacostia River Trail, the Northwest Branch Trail, the...
MD 29.9 mi Asphalt
The Auburn Valley Trail is a paved loop trail that runs through Delaware's Auburn Valley State Park, just south of the Pennsylvania state line. The trail offers a smooth, wide path for cyclists and...
DE 1.2 mi Asphalt
You can augment your physical exercise with a mental workout on the paved B&A Trail, a 13-mile rail-trail that connects the Chesapeake Bay cities of Baltimore and Annapolis. Along with extensive...
MD 13.3 mi Asphalt
The 11-mile BWI Trail was primarily designed for area commuters; however, the trail also makes for a great recreation venue. Despite being close to BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport, much of the trail is...
MD 12.5 mi Asphalt
New Castle’s Battery Park Trail begins in its eponymous park and extends 1.7 miles along the Delaware River. Battery Park is adjacent to Historic New Castle, a charming downtown area with parks,...
DE 1.7 mi Asphalt
Constructed as part of the Belmont subdivision/Shoppers At Belmont mixed use development, the Belmont Trail is part of Manheim Township's growing network of multi-use greenways and the latest of...
PA 0.5 mi Asphalt
Maryland's Ben Cardin C&D Canal Recreational Trail links to Delaware's Michael Castle Trail; both run along the north bank of the Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal and meet at the state line. The...
MD 1.8 mi Asphalt
Following the western side of the creek through the heart of Wilmington, the Brandywine Creek Path offers a dose of pleasant, paved recreation within Delaware's busiest city. This short trail has no...
DE 1.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Brandywine Trail follows the course of its namesake creek through over two miles of Brandywine Creek State Park, emerging at the northern end at the entrance to the Brandywine Valley area of First...
DE 2.9 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Gravel
The Town of Brentwood is tucked between Mt Rainier & Hyattsville in Prince George's County, Maryland. This short stretch of paved trail sits on the crest of a levee along the south bank of the...
MD 0.9 mi Asphalt
Located in northern Manheim Township, the Brighton-Reidenbaugh Park Trail is a link in the suburban Lancaster County municipality's growing network of multi-use trails. The trail consists of 3...
PA 0.5 mi Asphalt
The Broad Street Greenway in York is anchored by the Alexander D. Goode Middle School at one end and Hannah Penn Middle School at the other. The bike-ped corridor parallels Broad Street in the heart...
PA 0.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Broadneck Peninsula Trail is 1.2 miles of asphalt walking and biking pathway in east Annapolis. The trail runs parallel to College Parkway, from Green Holly Drive to Old Cape St. Claire Road,...
MD 1.2 mi Asphalt
Nearly a mile in length, the Canning House Run Trail extends from the entrance to the Perryville boat ramp south along the west side of Roundhouse Drive to the historic Rodgers Tavern at the...
MD 0.8 mi Asphalt
The Capital City Trail forms an important leg in the evolving Saint Jones River Greenway trail system in the Dover area, creating a link between the three-mile Isaac Branch Greenway Trail and the...
DE 1.5 mi Asphalt, Brick, Concrete
Detour Notice: As of September 2017, the Capital Crescent Trail east of downtown Bethesda was closed due to the construction of the Purple Line light-rail system. It is estimated that the reopening of...
DC, MD 12.7 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Catonsville Short Line Trail follows a segment of the former Catonsville Short Line Railroad, which ran from Charlestown to Catonsville. As of 2018, the trail runs between Shady Nook Avenue and...
MD 1.4 mi Dirt, Gravel
Traversing the Delaware/Pennsylvania border along the scenic White Clay Creek, the Charles Bailey Trail offers a pleasant, wooded hike for those willing to travel somewhat off the beaten path. The...
DE, PA 2.5 mi Dirt
As its name implies, hikers on the Chickies Rock Overlook Trail will be rewarded with a beautiful vista at the end of their excursion. The trail follows an old trolley line route that once took...
PA 0.5 mi Dirt
Accordion
This trail is not offically part of the Lancaster County Park system. It runs next to the Conestoga River at Sunnyside. The one end of the trail is at Lancaster County Central Park. Although there is...
PA 1 mi Asphalt
Explore the best of the Eastern Shore on Queen Anne’s County’s Cross Island Trail, which runs the width of Kent Island from east to west, stretching between two nature parks. With many access points...
MD 6.5 mi Asphalt
Located within the New Castle County park, the Delcastle Recreational Park Walking Trail forms an almost two-mile loop around the perimeter of the recreation site, providing cyclists and pedestrians...
DE 1.8 mi Asphalt
Downs Park Trail is located in Downs Park on the Chesapeake Bay just north of Gibson Island. The 3.5-mile perimeter trail is paved, popular for walkers and cyclists alike, and an additional 1.5 miles...
MD 5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Easton Rails to Trails runs from Dutchmans Lane in southern Easton, Maryland, to North Easton Park—a large sports complex—over 2.5 miles away. The trail opened in 1998 and has been a popular local...
MD 2.5 mi Asphalt
Caution: On April 12, 2018, a fire severely damaged the Martic Forge Trestle, which runs over Pequea Creek and River Road on the Enola Low Grade Trail. Access to the trail going west from the Route...
PA 29.15 mi Ballast, Crushed Stone
Actually a small network of multi-use trails, the Farmingdale Trail has recently been extended through The Crossings mixed-use development and now connects several neighborhoods in the northwest...
PA 4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Grass, Boardwalk
A winding line of asphalt meanders between Glenn Dale Park in Lanham to Annapolis Road. The trail is sheltered amongst the riparian woodland of Folly Branch. At the north end of the trail can be...
MD 2.9 mi Asphalt
This paved path parallels Georgia Avenue along the west side, and provides easy access to the Intercounty Connector Trail (ICC Trail).  Starting at the southern endpoint, the trail follows Georgia...
MD 1.2 mi Asphalt
The Grist Mill Trail at Patapsco Valley State Park course for 2.5 miles through the heavily wooded park between Ilchester Road and Lost Lake. The trail is gentle and wheelchair accessible. It passes...
MD 2.5 mi Asphalt
The Gwynns Falls Trail is a nearly 19-mile continuous corridor that winds through dozens of west and southwest Baltimore neighborhoods, parks, and historical and cultural landmarks and the urban...
MD 18.9 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
The Hanover Trolley Trail is being built along the 16-mile corridor of the York-Hanover Trolley Line that ran between the two cities in the early 1900s. Currently, about a quarter of that distance is...
PA 3.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Traversing the western edge of Dover, the Hazlettville/North Shared-Use Path is a sidepath trail that follows the southern side of Hazlettville Road and W North Street, providing a wide asphalt...
DE 1.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Heritage Rail Trail County Park (HRT), along with the connecting Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail that continues south through Maryland, are in Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Hall of Fame. Both trails follow...
PA 27.4 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone
Part of the township's ongoing efforts to create a network of multi-use greenways, Manheim Twp.'s Heritage Trail begins at Valley Road and extends south, along the eastern boundary of Landis Woods to...
PA 1.1 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
The 2.5-mile Herring Run Trail is a neighborhood gem that runs through Herring Run Park, a scenic 375-acre stream-valley oasis in Northeast Baltimore. This loop trail, bordered by Harford Road to the...
MD 2.5 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Hollow Creek Greenway follows its namesake waterway through scenic woodlands and valleys, offering a quiet oasis in the suburbs. The trail provides an important link between neighborhoods, schools...
PA 1.7 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Maryland's Indian Creek Trail is one of the shorter components of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System, but it serves as a vital link between the town of Berwyn Heights, Maryland, and scenic Lake...
MD 1.5 mi Asphalt
Maryland's Intercounty Connector Trail serves as an important commuting route across Montgomery County and Prince George's County. It gets its name from the Intercounty Connector (also known as State...
MD 8 mi Asphalt
Curving around the perimeter of the Army's Forest Glen Annex, the paved portion of the Ireland Trail is 1.5 miles and winds through the woods, making for a pleasant and scenic excursion into nature....
MD 1.5 mi Asphalt
Part of an emerging network of trails in the Dover area called the St. Jones River Greenway, the Isaac Branch Greenway Trail offers over three miles of completed, paved trail, providing a mixture of...
DE 3.3 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Spanning 5.5 miles, the Jack A. Markell Trail (JAM Trail)—named after a former Delaware governor—is part of a trail system that connects the Wilmington river­front with New Castle. The asphalt...
DE 5.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
The James F. Hall Trail, named for the City of Newark’s late parks and recreation director, packs a lot into a short stretch. Its paved surface is great for bicycling, inline skating, and stroller and...
DE 1.8 mi Asphalt
The James T. Corcoran Memorial Greenway is a paved trail that runs through several New Castle County parks between Newark and Wilmington, traversing wooded land along the route of the Christina River...
DE 2.3 mi Asphalt
The John Overstreet Connector is a 1.5-mile trail segment that links the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail and BWI Trail. The short—but vital—trail is named after Overstreet, a retiree from Glen Burnie,...
MD 1.5 mi Asphalt
Running north to south for 11 miles along the Jones Falls Stream Valley, the Jones Falls Trail is one of the Baltimore region’s premier urban trails. Combining pristine forested stream valleys and...
MD 11.1 mi Asphalt
The Kent Island South Trail is one of two popular recreational trails on Maryland’s Kent Island, the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay (the other is the Cross Island Trail). The trail runs parallel...
MD 5.8 mi Asphalt
The Killens Pond Bike Trail provides non-motorized access from US 13 to Killens Pond State Park. The short trail parallels Killens Pond Road before turning south into the park along its main access...
DE 2 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
A part of Manheim Township's network of multi-use greenways, the mile-long Kissel Hill Commons Trail extends across the mixed use subdivision for which it is named in the suburbs north of...
PA 1 mi Asphalt
The Lake Artemesia Trail—one component of the larger Anacostia Tributary Trail System—completely encircles its scenic eponymous lake in Prince George's County, Maryland. The trail is also a great...
MD 1.35 mi Asphalt
Lake Frank is a 54-acre reservoir located in the heart of Rock Creek Regional Park in Derwood, east of Rockville. The reservoir, together with Lake Needwood was created for flood control and was named...
MD 1.8 mi Asphalt
The popular Lancaster Junction Trail follows the former Reading and Columbia Railroad, which transported iron ore and coal from Reading to the Chesapeake Bay via the Susquehanna and Tidewater Canal...
PA 2.3 mi Crushed Stone
The Landenberg Junction Trail holds a lot of history in just 0.4 miles. The trail follows two former rail beds, the Pomeroy & Newark Railroad and the Wilmington & Western Railroad. Located in the...
PA 0.4 mi Dirt, Gravel, Woodchips
Part of Manheim Township's growing greenways network, the Landis Valley Sidepath is an asphalt, multi-use trail that begins at the Manheim Township Bikeway on the south end of the Landis Valley...
PA 1 mi Asphalt
Currently about a mile in length, the Lime Spring Trail is envisioned to connect several residential communities to the nearby Lancaster suburb of Rohrerstown as well as to shopping centers, office...
PA 1 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel
The Little Jersey Trail loops through Lums Pond State Park on a wide, packed earth surface that accommodates hikers, cyclists and equestrians. The trail is the longer of two loops; the Swamp Forest...
DE 8.1 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
This bike and pedestrian path threads through the park of the same name. The trail exists in 2 sections: the northern segment begins in the Fairland Recreational Park and winds south, eventually...
MD 1.1 mi Asphalt
The Lone Wolf Trail is a 1-mile trail in Anne Arundel County Maryland. The trail is connected to two already existing trails: The Strawberry Lake Way Bicycle Path, and the WB&A Trail. Although the...
MD 1 mi Asphalt
The Long Branch Trail is a neighborhood trail tracing the Long Branch Creek beginning at its confluence with Sligo Creek in Takoma Park, to Piney Branch Road in Long Branch. The trail is an easy ride:...
MD 1.2 mi Asphalt
Maryland's Susquehanna State Park is recognized for challenging hiking and biking trails, camping facilities, rock outcroppings, boating, a museum and restored historical sites. But none of these...
MD 2.5 mi Crushed Stone
The MA & PA Heritage Trail is not your typical rail-trail. Named for the Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad, which chugged through the Harford County countryside for the first half of the 20th...
MD 5.1 mi Boardwalk, Crushed Stone, Dirt
Meandering 1.4 miles through the borough of Red Lion, this section of the Ma & Pa Community Greenway is called the Red Lion Trail. Following a disused railway corridor for part of its route, this...
PA 1.44 mi Crushed Stone
This 3.45-mile paved trail follows the Magruder Branch creek, beginning at the Damascus Recreational Park on Kings Valley Road. It’s a relatively flat trail for most of its length, barring the steeper...
MD 3.45 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
Part of Manheim Township's growing network of multi-use greenways, the Manheim Township Bikeway begins off Kissel Hill Road, immediately north of the intersection with Landis Valley Road. Heading...
PA 0.7 mi Asphalt
Part of Manheim Township's growing greenway network, the paved, multi-use trail begins at the access road to the Manheim Township Community Park and loops around athletic fields and a playground at...
PA 2 mi Asphalt
The Marvin Gaye Trail offers a paved pathway through the Deanwood, Burville, Lincoln Heights, and Hillbrook neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Just shy of 2 miles, it runs from Minnesota Avenue NE, near...
DC 1.9 mi Asphalt
The Matthew Henson Trail runs along a paved surface (rough in places from tree roots) through a narrow band of forested green space between the Rock Creek Trail just south of Veirs Road and Alderton...
MD 4.5 mi Asphalt
The Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT)—a former piece of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O)—serves as a heartbeat of the capital, serving thousands of commuters and recreational trail users as it...
DC, MD 4 mi Asphalt
The Michael N. Castle C&D Canal Trail offers a scenic 12.4-mile route along the north shore of the Chesa­peake and Delaware Canal in northern Delaware. The popular trail is named after the former...
DE 12.4 mi Asphalt
The Mill Creek Greenway is a paved, multi-use pathway that runs through nicely wooded grounds in suburban New Castle County. The trail follows a portion of its namesake creek, winding its way along...
DE 3.1 mi Asphalt
Just short of a mile in length, the Mill Creek Trail follows the south bank of the stream for which it is named in the suburbs east of Lancaster. Paved with a surface of compact woodchips, the...
PA 0.9 mi Woodchips
The Mill Race Trail follows the former Pomeroy & Newark Railroad bed along the banks of the White Clay Creek. The trail's surface is a mix of packed dirt, woodchips and cinders. The route is mostly...
PA 1.2 mi Cinder, Dirt, Grass, Woodchips
CLOSED UNTIL AUGUST 2022 FOR UPGRADING. The Mount Airy Rail-Trail will one day span nearly 4 miles across the town of Mount Airy and through a scenic, wooded area. The first completed section of the...
MD 0.5 mi Crushed Stone
Situated on hilly land on the northern edge of Newark, the Newark Reservoir was built in 2006 to capture water from the nearby White Clay Creek watershed - and thanks to the paved Newark Reservoir...
DE 1.8 mi Asphalt
The Northeast Branch Trail, Lake Artemesia Trail, and Paint Branch Trail combine to form an 8.3-mile segment of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System in Prince George’s County. Connecting in the south...
MD 8.3 mi Asphalt
Closure Notice: The Bancroft Pedestrian Bridge over Brandywine Creek in Alapocas Run State Park is closed indefinitely due to flood damage that occurred in September 2021. Please check the website...
DE 10.4 mi Asphalt
The Northwest Branch Trail travels a sylvan setting through a string of parks in the Maryland suburbs northeast of Washington, D.C. The 15.8-mile greenway connects the commercial-residential centers...
MD 15.8 mi Asphalt, Dirt
Northwest Corridor Linear Park is a short paved pathway that winds its way among the city streets just northeast of the city square. The pathway functions as community park for residents of downtown...
PA 0.7 mi Asphalt
The Northwest Lancaster County River Trail follows the route of the historic Pennsylvania Main Line Canal, tracing the Susquehanna River northwest from Columbia to Falmouth. The entire trail is paved....
PA 14.1 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt
The #8 Streetcar Path runs just a short distance (0.33 mile) along part of the route of the former streetcar system that once ran between Catonsville and Ellicott City. The streetcar operated from...
MD 0.33 mi Crushed Stone
Built as a connector road on the outskirts of Dover, Kent County's POW/MIA Memorial Parkway also serves as a connector for cyclists and pedestrians, thanks to the paved sidepath trail constructed...
DE 3.3 mi Asphalt
Maryland is home to two Paint Branch Trails, this one in Montgomery County and another farther south in Prince George's County. This Paint Branch Trail offers a well-shaded, paved pathway...
MD 2.3 mi Asphalt
Prince George's County's Paint Branch Trail (not to be confused with Montgomery County's Paint Branch Trail farther north) runs for 3.5 miles between Lake Artemesia and Cherry Hill Neighborhood Park...
MD 3.5 mi Asphalt
Located in Kennett Township, the Parrish Trail follows the West Branch of the Red Clay Creek from Pennock Park south, currently ending off Chandler Mill Road just south of its intersection with...
PA 1.5 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
Whether by wheel or foot, many off-road trips in southern Howard County involve the Patuxent Branch Trail. Opened in 1997, the 4.5-mile regional trail connects to an extensive network of local trails...
MD 4.5 mi Asphalt
Also known as the Creek Road Trail from its origin road in Delaware, the PennDel Trail extends north from a connection with the Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail in White Clay Creek State Park. The scenic...
DE, PA 5.4 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
The Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail offers urban connections to the University of Delaware campus, Newark Shopping Center, DART Transit Hub and the downtown area, as well as the recreational amenities...
DE 4.4 mi Asphalt, Gravel
Annapolis' Poplar Trail runs for nearly 1 mile on a section of the old Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis right-of-way in the heart of Maryland's capital city. Although short, the trail is a vital part...
MD 0.9 mi Asphalt
A work in progress, the Red Clay Creek Trail currently extends along the east branch of the creek for which it is named in Kennett Square. The trail, which has a crushed-stone surface of varying...
PA 1 mi Crushed Stone, Gravel
The Rhode Island Avenue Trolley Trail provides a safe pathway for students, from kindergartners to doctoral candidates, to walk and bike to school in College Park, Riverdale Park and Hyattsville. The...
MD 3.8 mi Asphalt
The Rim Trail offers a 2.2-mile route in Hibernia County Park, following a former railroad bed along the West Branch Branywine Creek. This southeastern Pennsylvania excursion is one of a handful of...
PA 2.2 mi Crushed Stone
Rock Creek Trail forms a winding path, at times narrow, through the urban greenway of Rock Creek Regional Park. The trail extends between Needwood Lake northeast of Rockville, MD, and the Washington,...
MD 16 mi Asphalt
The Route 273 Multi-Use Trail provides a convenient link between the popular New Castle Farmers Market site and the residential core of the coastal town. The asphalt sidepath runs for over a mile on...
DE 1.4 mi Asphalt
Only a mile long, the Savage Mill Trail rolls through a significant piece of Howard County’s industrial heritage as it crosses the grounds of an old textile mill complex on the Little Patuxent River....
MD 1.2 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Gravel
The Senator Patricia M. Blevins Pedestrian Path is a short but well-paved pathway that runs between the Delaware town of Elsmere's Fairgrounds Park and Maple Avenue Park, giving local residents a safe...
DE 1 mi Asphalt
Dover's Silver Lake Park Trail is a short and pleasant paved trail that runs through the city's Silver Lake Park, a popular recreation site for (licensed) fishing, family outings, and relaxing...
DE 0.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The bustling D.C. metro area seems light-years away from the parklands bordering the Sligo Creek Trail in the Maryland suburbs northeast of the city. The paved stream-valley trail follows the...
MD 10.2 mi Asphalt
Providing over a mile of trail between the Kent County communities of Smyrna and Clayton, the Smyrna-Clayton Bike Path is a nifty recreational asset that offers a nice path for outdoor exercise as...
DE 1.5 mi Asphalt
Named after the local couple who spearheaded efforts to build the pathway, Sorenson's Way is a paved sidepath trail that runs chiefly alongside Valley Road in the northwest Delaware community of...
DE 1.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The developing South Shore Trail will one day stretch 14 miles between Annapolis and Odenton. It's also part of the larger East Coast Greenway, a widespread network connecting trails from Maine to...
MD 1.9 mi Asphalt
The Springlawn Trail travels on what was once Springlawn Road, connecting Chesterville Road (Rt. 841) and Strickersville Road. The 2-mile trail is comprised of dirt and gravel and makes for a good...
PA 2.1 mi Dirt, Gravel
The St. Michaels Nature Trail skirts the western edge of the scenic town of St. Michaels, Maryland, which was built on the site of a 17th century Anglican church that eventually lent the settlement...
MD 1.3 mi Asphalt
Currently open in two disconnected segments, the State Route 141 Sidepath is a paved trail that follows the side of its namesake roadway along the edges of Wilmington, Delaware. Favoring function over...
DE 1.5 mi Asphalt
Baltimore’s Stony Run Trail follows an old Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad line through nearly 3 miles of wooded stream valleys and small parks, providing a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle...
MD 2.9 mi Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Woodchips
The Strawberry Lake Way Bicycle Path is a 2.2 mile trail that is located between Laurel and Annapolis in Anne Arundel County Maryland. The trail starts at Piney Orchard Elementary School, and ends at...
MD 2.2 mi Asphalt
The Swamp Forest Trail loops through Lums Pond State Park on a packed earth surface that accommodates hikers and cyclists. The trail is the shorter of two loops; the Little Jersey Trail runs closer to...
DE 6.4 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts because of its proximity to populous Baltimore and its relatively flat course, which winds along river valleys through...
MD 19.7 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The first thing you may notice about the Trolley Line #9 Trail is the boardwalk that curves between the bluffs of massive rock. The granite was hand cut in the 1890s when the electric streetcar rails...
MD 1.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
The Trolley Trail, located in Delaware's Auburn Valley State Park, is a short but sweet crushed stone loop trail near the park's main entrance. While it may not offer much in the way of mileage, the...
DE 0.5 mi Crushed Stone
Formerly known as the Parklawn North Trail, this path provides a bike-ped connection from the Twinbrook neighborhood to the Rock Creek Trail. The paved trail begins at the end of Rock Creek Mill Road,...
MD 0.8 mi Asphalt
Central Maryland's WB&A Trail occupies the former Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis Electric Railway corridor—hence its name—for its entire route. The railroad operated electric commuter trains...
MD 13.1 mi Asphalt
A link in the region's burgeoning network of multi-use greenways, the Warwick Highlands Trail connects several subdivisions, shopping centers and a hospital on the west side of Warwick Township, just...
PA 2 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Grass
The Wayne Gilchrest Trail offers a scenic off-road route across historical Chestertown on the Eastern Shore, connecting Wilmer Park on the Chester River with Washington College on the north side of...
MD 2.1 mi Asphalt
A gorgeous addition to the area’s trail network, Wilmington Riverwalk (sometimes called the Christina River Walk) allows pedestrians and cyclists to experience Wilmington’s renovated urban development...
DE 1.4 mi Boardwalk, Concrete
The Windsor Hills Conservation Trail is a short hiking trail through the Windsor Hills neighborhood of Baltimore. Built partially on a former streetcar line that once connected the area with the...
MD 0.9 mi Dirt
The Yorklyn Bridge Trail is a paved, multi-use greenway that connects the Auburn Valley State Park with the nearby village of Yorklyn Mills in the scenic hills of northern Delaware. The trail...
DE 0.6 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

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South Shore Trail

MD - 1.9 miles

The developing South Shore Trail will one day stretch 14 miles between Annapolis and Odenton. It's also part of the larger East Coast Greenway, a widespread network connecting trails from Maine to...

Mount Airy Rail-Trail

MD - 0.5 miles

CLOSED UNTIL AUGUST 2022 FOR UPGRADING. The Mount Airy Rail-Trail will one day span nearly 4 miles across the town of Mount Airy and through a scenic, wooded area. The first completed section of the...

Smyrna-Clayton Bike Path

DE - 1.5 miles

Providing over a mile of trail between the Kent County communities of Smyrna and Clayton, the Smyrna-Clayton Bike Path is a nifty recreational asset that offers a nice path for outdoor exercise as...

Senator Patricia M. Blevins Pedestrian Path

DE - 1 miles

The Senator Patricia M. Blevins Pedestrian Path is a short but well-paved pathway that runs between the Delaware town of Elsmere's Fairgrounds Park and Maple Avenue Park, giving local residents a safe...

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Trolley Line #9 Trail

MD - 1.5 miles

The first thing you may notice about the Trolley Line #9 Trail is the boardwalk that curves between the bluffs of massive rock. The granite was hand cut in the 1890s when the electric streetcar rails...

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

DE - 4.4 miles

The Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail offers urban connections to the University of Delaware campus, Newark Shopping Center, DART Transit Hub and the downtown area, as well as the recreational amenities...

Poplar Trail

MD - 0.9 miles

Annapolis' Poplar Trail runs for nearly 1 mile on a section of the old Washington, Baltimore & Annapolis right-of-way in the heart of Maryland's capital city. Although short, the trail is a vital part...

Broadneck Peninsula Trail

MD - 1.2 miles

The Broadneck Peninsula Trail is 1.2 miles of asphalt walking and biking pathway in east Annapolis. The trail runs parallel to College Parkway, from Green Holly Drive to Old Cape St. Claire Road,...

Lime Spring Trail

PA - 1 miles

Currently about a mile in length, the Lime Spring Trail is envisioned to connect several residential communities to the nearby Lancaster suburb of Rohrerstown as well as to shopping centers, office...

Jack A. Markell Trail

DE - 5.5 miles

Spanning 5.5 miles, the Jack A. Markell Trail (JAM Trail)—named after a former Delaware governor—is part of a trail system that connects the Wilmington river­front with New Castle. The asphalt...

Georgia Avenue Trail

MD - 1.2 miles

This paved path parallels Georgia Avenue along the west side, and provides easy access to the Intercounty Connector Trail (ICC Trail).  Starting at the southern endpoint, the trail follows Georgia...

Canning House Run Trail

MD - 0.8 miles

Nearly a mile in length, the Canning House Run Trail extends from the entrance to the Perryville boat ramp south along the west side of Roundhouse Drive to the historic Rodgers Tavern at the...

Wayne Gilchrest Trail

MD - 2.1 miles

The Wayne Gilchrest Trail offers a scenic off-road route across historical Chestertown on the Eastern Shore, connecting Wilmer Park on the Chester River with Washington College on the north side of...

James T. Corcoran Memorial Greenway

DE - 2.3 miles

The James T. Corcoran Memorial Greenway is a paved trail that runs through several New Castle County parks between Newark and Wilmington, traversing wooded land along the route of the Christina River...

Easton Rails-to-Trails

MD - 2.5 miles

The Easton Rails to Trails runs from Dutchmans Lane in southern Easton, Maryland, to North Easton Park—a large sports complex—over 2.5 miles away. The trail opened in 1998 and has been a popular local...

Folly Branch Trail

MD - 2.9 miles

A winding line of asphalt meanders between Glenn Dale Park in Lanham to Annapolis Road. The trail is sheltered amongst the riparian woodland of Folly Branch. At the north end of the trail can be...

Delcastle Recreational Park Walking Trail

DE - 1.8 miles

Located within the New Castle County park, the Delcastle Recreational Park Walking Trail forms an almost two-mile loop around the perimeter of the recreation site, providing cyclists and pedestrians...

John Overstreet Connector

MD - 1.5 miles

The John Overstreet Connector is a 1.5-mile trail segment that links the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail and BWI Trail. The short—but vital—trail is named after Overstreet, a retiree from Glen Burnie,...

Landis Valley Road Sidepath

PA - 1 miles

Part of Manheim Township's growing greenways network, the Landis Valley Sidepath is an asphalt, multi-use trail that begins at the Manheim Township Bikeway on the south end of the Landis Valley...

Brandywine Trail

DE - 2.9 miles

The Brandywine Trail follows the course of its namesake creek through over two miles of Brandywine Creek State Park, emerging at the northern end at the entrance to the Brandywine Valley area of First...

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

DE - 4.4 miles

The Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail offers urban connections to the University of Delaware campus, Newark Shopping Center, DART Transit Hub and the downtown area, as well as the recreational amenities...

Auburn Valley Trail

DE - 1.2 miles

The Auburn Valley Trail is a paved loop trail that runs through Delaware's Auburn Valley State Park, just south of the Pennsylvania state line. The trail offers a smooth, wide path for cyclists and...

Little Paint Branch Trail

MD - 1.1 miles

This bike and pedestrian path threads through the park of the same name. The trail exists in 2 sections: the northern segment begins in the Fairland Recreational Park and winds south, eventually...

Capital Crescent Trail

DC,MD - 12.7 miles

Detour Notice: As of September 2017, the Capital Crescent Trail east of downtown Bethesda was closed due to the construction of the Purple Line light-rail system. It is estimated that the reopening of...

Accordion

Yorklyn Bridge Trail

DE - 0.6 miles

The Yorklyn Bridge Trail is a paved, multi-use greenway that connects the Auburn Valley State Park with the nearby village of Yorklyn Mills in the scenic hills of northern Delaware. The trail...

Strawberry Lake Way Bicycle Path

MD - 2.2 miles

The Strawberry Lake Way Bicycle Path is a 2.2 mile trail that is located between Laurel and Annapolis in Anne Arundel County Maryland. The trail starts at Piney Orchard Elementary School, and ends at...

Smyrna-Clayton Bike Path

DE - 1.5 miles

Providing over a mile of trail between the Kent County communities of Smyrna and Clayton, the Smyrna-Clayton Bike Path is a nifty recreational asset that offers a nice path for outdoor exercise as...

Kent Island South Trail

MD - 5.8 miles

The Kent Island South Trail is one of two popular recreational trails on Maryland’s Kent Island, the largest island in the Chesapeake Bay (the other is the Cross Island Trail). The trail runs parallel...

Heritage Trail (PA)

PA - 1.1 miles

Part of the township's ongoing efforts to create a network of multi-use greenways, Manheim Twp.'s Heritage Trail begins at Valley Road and extends south, along the eastern boundary of Landis Woods to...

Heritage Rail Trail County Park

PA - 27.4 miles

Heritage Rail Trail County Park (HRT), along with the connecting Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail that continues south through Maryland, are in Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s Hall of Fame. Both trails follow...

John Overstreet Connector

MD - 1.5 miles

The John Overstreet Connector is a 1.5-mile trail segment that links the Baltimore & Annapolis Trail and BWI Trail. The short—but vital—trail is named after Overstreet, a retiree from Glen Burnie,...

Wilmington Riverwalk

DE - 1.4 miles

A gorgeous addition to the area’s trail network, Wilmington Riverwalk (sometimes called the Christina River Walk) allows pedestrians and cyclists to experience Wilmington’s renovated urban development...

Lake Artemesia Trail

MD - 1.35 miles

The Lake Artemesia Trail—one component of the larger Anacostia Tributary Trail System—completely encircles its scenic eponymous lake in Prince George's County, Maryland. The trail is also a great...

Marvin Gaye Trail

DC - 1.9 miles

The Marvin Gaye Trail offers a paved pathway through the Deanwood, Burville, Lincoln Heights, and Hillbrook neighborhoods of Washington, DC. Just shy of 2 miles, it runs from Minnesota Avenue NE, near...

Mill Creek Greenway (DE)

DE - 3.1 miles

The Mill Creek Greenway is a paved, multi-use pathway that runs through nicely wooded grounds in suburban New Castle County. The trail follows a portion of its namesake creek, winding its way along...

St. Michaels Nature Trail

MD - 1.3 miles

The St. Michaels Nature Trail skirts the western edge of the scenic town of St. Michaels, Maryland, which was built on the site of a 17th century Anglican church that eventually lent the settlement...

POW/MIA Parkway Shared-Use Path

DE - 3.3 miles

Built as a connector road on the outskirts of Dover, Kent County's POW/MIA Memorial Parkway also serves as a connector for cyclists and pedestrians, thanks to the paved sidepath trail constructed...

Indian Creek Trail (MD)

MD - 1.5 miles

Maryland's Indian Creek Trail is one of the shorter components of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System, but it serves as a vital link between the town of Berwyn Heights, Maryland, and scenic Lake...

Herring Run Trail

MD - 2.5 miles

The 2.5-mile Herring Run Trail is a neighborhood gem that runs through Herring Run Park, a scenic 375-acre stream-valley oasis in Northeast Baltimore. This loop trail, bordered by Harford Road to the...

Hanover Trolley Trail

PA - 3.4 miles

The Hanover Trolley Trail is being built along the 16-mile corridor of the York-Hanover Trolley Line that ran between the two cities in the early 1900s. Currently, about a quarter of that distance is...

Brandywine Trail

DE - 2.9 miles

The Brandywine Trail follows the course of its namesake creek through over two miles of Brandywine Creek State Park, emerging at the northern end at the entrance to the Brandywine Valley area of First...

Route 273 Multi-Use Trail

DE - 1.4 miles

The Route 273 Multi-Use Trail provides a convenient link between the popular New Castle Farmers Market site and the residential core of the coastal town. The asphalt sidepath runs for over a mile on...

Yorklyn Bridge Trail

DE - 0.6 miles

The Yorklyn Bridge Trail is a paved, multi-use greenway that connects the Auburn Valley State Park with the nearby village of Yorklyn Mills in the scenic hills of northern Delaware. The trail...

Number Eight Streetcar Path

MD - 0.33 miles

The #8 Streetcar Path runs just a short distance (0.33 mile) along part of the route of the former streetcar system that once ran between Catonsville and Ellicott City. The streetcar operated from...

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Lime Spring Trail

PA - 1 miles

Currently about a mile in length, the Lime Spring Trail is envisioned to connect several residential communities to the nearby Lancaster suburb of Rohrerstown as well as to shopping centers, office...

State Route 141 Sidepath

DE - 1.5 miles

Currently open in two disconnected segments, the State Route 141 Sidepath is a paved trail that follows the side of its namesake roadway along the edges of Wilmington, Delaware. Favoring function over...

Northwest Lancaster County River Trail

PA - 14.1 miles

The Northwest Lancaster County River Trail follows the route of the historic Pennsylvania Main Line Canal, tracing the Susquehanna River northwest from Columbia to Falmouth. The entire trail is paved....

Mount Airy Rail-Trail

MD - 0.5 miles

CLOSED UNTIL AUGUST 2022 FOR UPGRADING. The Mount Airy Rail-Trail will one day span nearly 4 miles across the town of Mount Airy and through a scenic, wooded area. The first completed section of the...

Canning House Run Trail

MD - 0.8 miles

Nearly a mile in length, the Canning House Run Trail extends from the entrance to the Perryville boat ramp south along the west side of Roundhouse Drive to the historic Rodgers Tavern at the...

Manheim Township Bikeway

PA - 0.7 miles

Part of Manheim Township's growing network of multi-use greenways, the Manheim Township Bikeway begins off Kissel Hill Road, immediately north of the intersection with Landis Valley Road. Heading...

Auburn Valley Trail

DE - 1.2 miles

The Auburn Valley Trail is a paved loop trail that runs through Delaware's Auburn Valley State Park, just south of the Pennsylvania state line. The trail offers a smooth, wide path for cyclists and...

Heritage Trail (PA)

PA - 1.1 miles

Part of the township's ongoing efforts to create a network of multi-use greenways, Manheim Twp.'s Heritage Trail begins at Valley Road and extends south, along the eastern boundary of Landis Woods to...

Brentwood Levee Trail

MD - 0.9 miles

The Town of Brentwood is tucked between Mt Rainier & Hyattsville in Prince George's County, Maryland. This short stretch of paved trail sits on the crest of a levee along the south bank of the...

Newark Reservoir Trail

DE - 1.8 miles

Situated on hilly land on the northern edge of Newark, the Newark Reservoir was built in 2006 to capture water from the nearby White Clay Creek watershed - and thanks to the paved Newark Reservoir...

Northeast Branch Trail, Lake Artemesia Trail, and Paint Branch Trail

MD - 8.3 miles

The Northeast Branch Trail, Lake Artemesia Trail, and Paint Branch Trail combine to form an 8.3-mile segment of the Anacostia Tributary Trail System in Prince George’s County. Connecting in the south...

Stony Run Trail

MD - 2.9 miles

Baltimore’s Stony Run Trail follows an old Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad line through nearly 3 miles of wooded stream valleys and small parks, providing a quiet escape from the hustle and bustle...

BWI Trail

MD - 12.5 miles

The 11-mile BWI Trail was primarily designed for area commuters; however, the trail also makes for a great recreation venue. Despite being close to BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport, much of the trail is...

Chickies Rock Overlook Trail

PA - 0.5 miles

As its name implies, hikers on the Chickies Rock Overlook Trail will be rewarded with a beautiful vista at the end of their excursion. The trail follows an old trolley line route that once took...

Anacostia Tributary Trail System

MD - 29.9 miles

The Anacostia Tributary Trail System includes a number of trails linked together and managed by the National Park Service. The trail include: the Anacostia River Trail, the Northwest Branch Trail, the...

Conestoga Greenway Trail

PA - 1 miles

This trail is not offically part of the Lancaster County Park system. It runs next to the Conestoga River at Sunnyside. The one end of the trail is at Lancaster County Central Park. Although there is...

Recent Trail Reviews

Northwest Lancaster County River Trail

Regional Treasure

September, 2022 by emerickry2

Awesome trail to ride and a draw for Lancaster County

Lancaster Junction Trail

Short but nice trail

September, 2022 by emerickry2

Running and biking on this short stretch of trail is always a fun time. Would not go out of my way to visit but it is a great transportation connection

Heritage Rail Trail County Park

Great Scenery

September, 2022 by id10t

I took a long ride north from Glen Rock. Nicely shaded and some beautiful scenery along the way. On my next ride I want to stop at the winery. I highly recommend if you like a good smooth gravel ride and some history along the way.

Accordion

Landenberg Junction Trail

Outdoor Museum

September, 2022 by jmcginnis12@gmail.com

Located in a quaint hamlet that feels like it's much further out in the country than the edge of the Philadelphia and Wilmington suburbs, the Landenberg Junction Trail is one of the more unusual trails in the region.
Like the nearby Mill Race Trail, the Landenberg Junction Trail is actually three different paths that join together.
The Lower Trail consists of a crushed stone path that is suitable for hiking and biking. It extends south along the banks of the White Clay Creek from a trailhead that is immediately south of Landenberg Road. Although parking is available at this trailhead, users also have the option to park in the larger lot located off nearby Penn Green Road and walk or bike across the creek via the walkway on the north side of the historic Landenberg Bridge. There is also a kiosk that interprets the surrounding area, and a tall stone wall can be made out behind the vegetation covering the ridge. This structure was once an abutment for a bridge that once carried the Newark & Pomeroy RR over Landenberg Road.
After entering the woods, the Lower Trail forks in two just a few hundred feet south of the trailhead. Here, trail users have the option of either continuing south to a nature area with an amphibian pond, habitat gardens and a picnic area, or ascending a gravel ramp that leads up the hillside to the remains of the Landenberg Junction and the two other segments of the trail.
These two old RR grades, which now have short gravel paths extending along them, along with the aforementioned abutment are all that remain of a once bustling industrial and transportation complex. The Middle Trail follows the route of the Newark & Pomeroy RR, while the Upper Trail is built along a section of the Wilmington & Western RR. The former RR ran north to south along the White Clay Creek, providing connections to Newark and Avondale, while the latter ran east to Hockessin, providing a link to Wilmington and Philadelphia in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Both freight and passenger trains served this junction and allowed Landenberg to become the site of several mills. The railroads were abandoned in 1936 and now, nearly a century later, the hillside has been almost completely reclaimed by nature.
Although there is a second ramp linking the Upper and Middle trails, this is very steep and looked more like it belonged on a BMX course than a trail. A wooden stairway also connects these two paths, and I would recommend checking them out on foot rather than biking due to their very short length.
More of an outdoor museum than a trail, the Landenberg Junction Trail does a great job informing visitors of this bucolic village's bustling past.

Mill Race Trail

Three trails in one

September, 2022 by jmcginnis12@gmail.com

First, although "bicycling" is listed as one of the permitted uses of this trail, this is not the case. Only the middle section of the trail, which follows the old RR grade of the long abandoned Newark & Pomeroy line, is bikeable, and even this is accessible only with a mountain bike. The western and eastern sections of the trail are narrow footpaths suitable only for hiking.
That being said, the Mill Race Trail is stunning in its beauty and passes through a diverse array of habitats and environments in just a short distance.
Actually a small network of 3 paths, the trail can be divided into three different sections:
1) The western section-A dirt and woodchip paved footpath, the western section begins at a trailhead off Lavender Hill Lane. A sign marks the trailhead, which is little more than a small parking lot. The trail itself actually begins at a kiosk located at the bottom of a steep, grassy slope, descending into the woods. Once in the woods, the trail follows a rustic, wooden fence behind the subdivision's homes before zigzagging down the steep hill via a series of switchbacks. The fencing resumes near the foot of the hill, where the trail passes along the north side of a meadow-like clearing to the middle section and the banks of the White Clay Creek.
2) The middle section-The middle section of the trail follows the grade of the long-defunct Pomeroy-Newark RR, extending from Auburn Road north to the remains of a bridge that once carried the line over White Clay Creek. The site of a major train derailment back in 1904, the bridge is long gone and the concrete abutments are all that remain today. Unlike the other two sections. the middle section is both wide and level, though its grass covered and earthen surface means it's less developed than most rail trails. Other points of interest along the middle segment include wetlands which were formed when construction of the RR diverted the course of the creek, and the banks of the White Clay Creek on the east side. An old cut whose walls have partly collapsed since the line was abandoned nearly a century ago can be seen further north, between the junctions with the eastern section. Despite the passage of time, wooden RR ties still pop up from the trail's surface. so watch your step. Although the middle section connects to Auburn Road at its southern terminus, there is no formal trailhead here.
3) The eastern section-The eastern section of the trail begins just north of the junction between the western and middle sections, next to a stone picnic table that vaguely resembles a mushroom. After crossing another wetland on a small boardwalk, the dirt footpath follows the White Clay Creek around a peninsula, looping back to rejoin the middle section at the old RR bridge abutments. This section is noted for its wildlife as well as its history. The stones that formed a dam that diverted water from the creek into a race that once powered a nearby mill for which the trail is named are still visible on the east bank. Like the RR, the mill itself is long gone, having burned down in 1910.
All in all, the Mill Race Trail comes highly recommended to hikers who want a peaceful walk in the woods without going too far into the country. Long term plans call for a more developed rail trail to be built along the middle section, though the trail is great as currently featured. Visitors should also check out the nearby Landenberg Junction Trail to learn more about how this now serene and quaint suburban area was once a bustling hub of industry and transportation.

Enola Low Grade Trail

Detour Around Martic Forge Trestle

September, 2022 by vban4hms72

I have included a screenshot of the detour around the trail closure at the Martic Forge Trestle.

Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail

Great Ride!

September, 2022 by buschman_007

We had a blast on this trail! Bike as far as you like.

Heritage Rail Trail County Park

Excellent trail

August, 2022 by karen.george1

Just returned from riding this trail 8.23.22. Fantastic. Very well maintained and scenic. History signage was good. Dont get confused about some of the breaks in the trail - keep going! You dont want to miss an inch of this trail. We ran in to a local named "Stu". Thank you Stu for your guidance to us "outta towners from Pittsburgh" as we would have stopped too early. Loved this trail and will be back soon!

Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail

Great work out

August, 2022 by karen.george1

Just returned from biking this trail. We thoroughly enjoyed it. We enjoyed the scenery and history and the trail is very well maintained. We started in New Freedom PA at the train station where there is a ton of parking. Being from Pittsburgh area we didn't know where the safest place was for parking - this location was perfect. Everyone so friendly!! Fantastic ride - great work out as the trail provides up/down portions. (We are age 62 and 59-cant do heavy work outs so this trail was great for us). We did this trail on 8.22.22 then we also did the connecting Northern Central Railroad trail on 8.24.22 and started from New Freedom both rides. BOTH trails are fantastic and we WILL go back.

Rim Trail

short but beautiful.

August, 2022 by coachkim017

Nice quiet ride through a lovely wooded area by stream.

Metropolitan Branch Trail

Lovin the Met Branch Trail so far!

August, 2022 by tyronecook

Love the artwork and the close proximity to many rest stops and places to eat & drink. I live in Alexandria, VA so I started on the Mount Vernon Trail, came into the city over the 14th Street bridge. Connected to the 15th Street cycle track to Pennsylvania Ave cycle track toward Union Station. Entered the MBT from Union Station. Looking forward to the continued work past Fort Totten. Felt so good to have all of this dedicated bike infrastructure. And it's only going to get better - so I'm saving that 5th star for the future :)

Enola Low Grade Trail

not worthy of a trail

August, 2022 by chris.snyder3

Going east past Quarryville is interesting to say the least. Nothing has been done to make it a trail. Weeds are knee high and the path is literally a bike tire wide. Gates are up to keep cars off the trail. You would need to hoist your bike over the gate to proceed. I tried to get to atglan to go to victory brewery but it can’t be done. Bart township hasn’t done a thing for years to live up to their responsibility to keep the trail rideable

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