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A smooth and winding singletrack in Anne Arundel County. Parking is limited.


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Map Key

2.0

Miles

3.2

KM

Point to Point

134' 41 m

High

71' 22 m

Low

99' 30 m

Up

127' 39 m

Down

2%

Avg Grade (1°)

10%

Max Grade (6°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildlife

Hunting is allowed the Monday after Thanksgiving through February 3rd. Please avoid the area on these dates, if at all possible, to allow the hunters to do their thing. Please see the hunting and trapping guide for full hunting season: eregulations.com/assets/doc…

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Please stay off of trails when wet. If the trail is muddy or slick, PLEASE come back another day. Land managers have asked ALL USERS to stay off trails when wet. Generally do not use trails with 24hrs of rain and do not use trails if above freezing after hard freeze (freeze/thaw cycle).

Parking is available at the trailhead on Hawkins Rd. This trail was built with support from AACo, MORE, TrailWerks Cyclery, and Family Bike Shop. Major donors include Specialized Bicycle Company, Quality Bicycle Products, Family Bike Shop, TrailWerks Cyclery, SC Logic, and Family Vet Clinic.

Parking is limited at the entrance of the trailhead. This trail is popular for mountain bikers to use but hikers who are looking for a short hike will also enjoy it.

Contacts

Shared By:

Ted Hirakawa with improvements by Michael Klasmeier and 1 other

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#121

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#9,970

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Trails are easy to follow in Bacon Ridge Natural Area.
Apr 20, 2017 near Crownsv…, MD
Moderate elevation gain up a ridgeline brings a pleasant view overlooking a winding brook.
Apr 20, 2017 near Crownsv…, MD
The trailhead is marked by this informative kiosk.
Apr 20, 2017 near Crownsv…, MD

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Mar 21, 2020
Abraham Padilla
2mi
Sep 15, 2018
Warren Tignor
Took shortest loop. Trail expandable to 7+ miles depending on route selected. Brown markers indicate return to parking loop. 2.4mi — 0h 59m
Aug 23, 2018
Jack Hilton
2mi
Apr 1, 2018
Brandi B
Nice trail. Mostly dry, just a couple of muddy patches. Trees just starting to bud. 2mi
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