The background colors shown for each venue represent that trail’s current status (conditions). The table below will give you a brief overview of what they mean. For a comprehensive explanation of our trail status color designations please visit the Trails Status page.

Details on each trail can be found on the individual trail (venue) page, simply click the trail’s title to view more information. You can also view a comprehensive list of conditions and submit conditions reports on our Trail Status page. We urge you to please report conditions to our team so that we can keep this list as up-to-date as possible.

Color key:

RED = Wet – Stay off the trail
YELLOW = Fair – Some sloppy spots are present, use caution
GREEN = Dry – GET OUT AND RIDE!
BLUE = Freeze/Thaw – Trails can be ridden when frozen. Do not ride when muddy.

Please bear in mind that these color indicators are maintained by a limited number of volunteers who have other jobs. Reliable reports from the ground and common sense trump the trail status colors.  Please take a second to let us know the conditions in your favorite riding spot.

495 Jumps

description: 495 Jumps are very special invitation only trail features between 495 and the CCT near Little River Turnpike.  Jumps require lots and lots of experience and maintenance.  If you ride, you must help maintain, if you uncover, be sure to re-cover the jumps.  Ride at your own Risk. Read More

City: Springfield, State: VA

Accotink

description: A convenient trail system just south of Wakefield and off of the CCT, Accotink is perfect way to add miles to a longer ride on the CCT, or get in a quick ride. A loop that goes around Lake Accotink provides scenic views of the lake and is appropriate for beginner riders. The adjacent singletrack […] Read More

City: Springfield, State: VA

Bacon Ridge Natural Area

description: MORE is proud to announce a new trail project in Maryland. The Bacon Ridge Project is located between Patapsco Valley State Park and Rosaryville, only a few miles from the state capital in Annapolis. Bacon Ridge represents the first natural surface trail project undertaken on property in Anne Arundel County and will provide hikers, bird-watchers […] Read More

City: Crownsville, State:

Banneker Park Trail

description: The one-mile loop trail starts to the rear of the park’s museum, and follows parts of the Heritage Loop, Ice Pond, Ridge, and Nature trails, as well as a portion of the Number Nine Trolley Line Trail. Sections of the trail traverse steep slopes. See trail map for details about the loop trail’s route. Read More

City: Catonsville, State:

Bear Wallow Trail

description: Read More

City: , State:

Belmont

description: The approximately 48-acre Belmont Park is a community park featuring paths and nature trails, ball fields, picnic pavilions (available for reservation through the recreation office) and playground. Access to the start of the loop route is available where the access road and parking bend to the right. A loop circuit of just over 1/2-mile is […] Read More

City: Parkville, State:

Big Bear Lake

description: Read More

City: Bruceton Mills, State: WV

Black Hill Regional Park

description: This 1300-acre, lake-oriented park features the mostly hard-surface 4.3 mile Black Hill Trail, over 10 miles of natural surface trails, and a water front trail along Little Seneca Lake. Trails offer spectacular views of the lake, and meander through oak and hickory forests through some of our Best Natural Areas. Historical markers identify former mill […] Read More

City: Boyds, State: MD

Black Hills West

description: Read More

City: Boyds, State: MD

Cabin John

description: The Cabin John Stream Valley Trail starts near the C&O Canal near MacArthur Blvd and goes north to the trailhead at Goya Rd. The hiker-only portion of the trail from MacArthur Blvd to Rive Road. is one of MoCo’s best natural areas. The first trailhead open to bikes heading north is on River Rd. less […] Read More

City: Bethesda, State: MD

Cedarville

description: Hiking, Biking and Equestrian Trails–There are 19.5 miles of marked trails. The trails wind past the loblolly pine plantations planted by the Civilian Conservation Corps in the 1930’s, by a charcoal kiln, and through farm areas where springs and streams were used to make “moonshine.” Trails may be wet at times. For safety, visitors using […] Read More

City: Brandywine, State: MD

Conway Robinson State Forest

description: Conway Robinson is a small state forest in the Gainesville area. It is a multi-use trail system that consist of an outer Blue Trail that is 3.2 miles with other loops crisscrossing through the center. Most of the system is beginner to intermediate terrain. There are some rocky and root section with a few creek […] Read More

City: Gainesville, State: VA

Cosca

description: With over 690 acres located in southern Prince George’s County, Cosca Regional Park features both natural, undeveloped areas and land that has been developed for recreational use. The park is located in Clinton, Maryland, near Andrews Air Force Base. 6+ Miles of flowy Trails and more coming Bmx, Lake, Nature Center, Ball fields, Indoor Tennis, […] Read More

City: Clinton, State: MD

Elizabeth Furnace

description: One of the “classic” venues in MORE’s inventory. Although there are multiple points of access, the Signal Knob parking area is the most popular and accessible. Lots of available loops in this popular Fort Valley destination. Read More

City: Front Royal, State: VA

Emmitsburg

description: Read More

City: Emmitsburg, State: MD

Fairland Recreational/Regional Park

description: Geographically situated in both the Coastal Plain and Piedmont, this Park is the only bi-county park owned by M-NCPPC. The vegetation and wildlife will vary from our other parks due to its unique location. Of the 322 acres on the Montgomery County side, only 39 acres are developed because the area is environmentally sensitive Fairland […] Read More

City: Fairland, State: MD

Fort Dupont

description: Contact trailboss@more-mtb.org to become part of the excitement at Fort Dupont.  REI is planning to open a flagship store in DC and has volunteered to provide resources to improve Fort Dupont trails. Fort Dupont is also open for a trail liaison.  Trail liaison’s are MORE representatives with land managers who make trails happen.  Be part of […] Read More

City: , State:

Fountainhead Regional Park

description: Fountainhead Regional Park is a challenging mountain biking destination trail in Fairfax County Virginia managed by Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVRPA).  Established in 1994 by cooperation between Mid Atlantic Off Road Enthusiasts (MORE) and NVRPA with volunteer labor and funding from Recreational Trails Program (RTP).  Fountainhead is a stacked loop set of trails using Green, […] Read More

City: Fairfax Station, State: VA

Frederick Watershed

description: Read More

City: Frederick, State: MD

Gambrill State Park

description: Gambrill State Park is located just outside Frederick, Maryland in the eastern United States. This park has several hiking trails and is a popular destination for area mountain bikers. There is also a picnic area with a playground and a small pond. Fishing is permitted at the pond. Location Gambrill State Park is approximately 51 […] Read More

City: Frederick, State: MD

Hoyles Mill Trail

description: Located in northwestern Montgomery County, the trail travels south from Black Hill Regional Park through Boyds Local Park and Hoyles Mill Conservation Park – one of our Best Natural Areas, to South Germantown Recreation Park and then Seneca Creek State Park where it terminates at Schaeffer Farms in Seneca Creek State Park. Unless noted otherwise […] Read More

City: , State:

Lake Fairfax Park

description: At 480 acres, Lake Fairfax Park is one of the largest parks managed by Fairfax County Park Authority and hosts a full range of amenities, including the lake and streams for paddling or fishing, a water park, campgrounds, pavilions, athletic fields of all types, not to mention nearly 10 miles of natural surface trail. The […] Read More

City: Reston, State: VA

Laurel Hill

description: Located on the grounds of the former Lorton Prison, Laurel Hill is a fun trail system perfect for beginners. With trails ranging from flowing singletrack to doubletrack, Laurel hill is a great place to go for a quick ride or to start a day trip on the CCT, which starts at Laurel Hill and goes […] Read More

City: , State:

Little Bennett

description: Little Bennett Regional Park is the largest natural gem of Montgomery County. Throughout its 3,700 acres, you will find over 20 miles of trails leading you to and through quality forests, meadows, and streams. This vast park is home to many historic sites, as well as an abundance of native plants and animals. Additionally, you […] Read More

City: Clarksburg, State: MD

Locust Shade Park

description: info in progress… Read More

City: Triangle, State: VA

Meadowood

description: On October 18, 2001 the Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States acquired 800 acres of the Meadowood Farm to manage it to provide open space for recreation, environmental education, and wild horse and burro interpretation. The Meadowood Special Recreation Area is located in Fairfax County, on the Mason Neck Peninsula, along […] Read More

City: Lorton, State: VA

Mount Vernon Park

description: Multi-use trail system located on 95 acre wooded area behind the Mount Vernon Recreation Center. Trails are currently “spaghetti” and unsustainable although open.  MORE in partnership with Fairfax County Park Authority will formalize social and rogue trails into a network of sustainable and enjoyable multi-use trails for walking, running, biking and dog walking. Phase I – […] Read More

City: Alexandria, State: VA

Muddy Branch Trail

description: Description The 9 miles of Montgomery County’s newest multi-use natural surface trail are accessible to most users, but they aren’t flat or boring by any means. The trail traverses varied terrain and ecosystems including rocky upland forest, streambanks and meadows, and passes by rich vernal pools, earthen mill remnants and the Potomac Horse Center and […] Read More

City: Gaithersburg, State: MD

Muddy Branch Trail- Lakelands

description: Description The 9 miles of Montgomery County’s newest multi-use natural surface trail are accessible to most users, but they aren’t flat or boring by any means. The trail traverses varied terrain and ecosystems including rocky upland forest, streambanks and meadows, and passes by rich vernal pools, earthen mill remnants and the Potomac Horse Center and […] Read More

City: Gaithersburg, State:

Patapsco North

description: Reports are that Ptap North trails are in good shape! Read More

City: Ellicott City, State: MD

Patapsco Valley State Park – McKeldin Area

description: Read More

City: Marriottsville, State: MD

Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels

description: Patapsco Valley State Park is centered around the floodplain and valley slopes of the Patapsco River, an important tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. The trails are mostly classic, east coast singletrack, with everything from root gardens and rocks to smoother, flowing downhills. The trails are open to use by mountain bikers, hikers, and horses. While […] Read More

City: Ellicot City, State: MD

Patapsco Valley State Park: Avalon

description: Patapsco Valley State Park is centered around the floodplain and valley slopes of the Patapsco River, an important tributary to the Chesapeake Bay. The trails are mostly classic, east coast singletrack, with everything from root gardens and rocks to smoother, flowing downhills. The trails are open to use by mountain bikers, hikers, and horses. While […] Read More

City: Arbutus, State: MD

Quantico

description: Located on the Quantico Marine Corps base, the Quantico trail system is home to one of the Cranky Monkey endurance races. The trails are primarily singletrack, and full of roots as well as a number of challenging climbs. Luckily, the climbing is rewarded by a number of fast and flowing descents, making it a popular […] Read More

City: Quantico, State: VA

Riverbend

description: Situated along a scenic portion of the potomac just north of Great Falls, this 400+ acre park has numerous outdoor opportunities to offer. The Potomac Heritage trail, most of which is doubletrack, can be accessed through the park and ridden along the Potomac. The park also has picnic areas, a boat launch, and a wonderful […] Read More

City: Great Falls, State: VA

Rivers Edge Park

description: Upcoming Bike Park in Brunswick MD at Rivers Edge Park. Read More

City: Brunswick, State:

Rockburn Branch Skills Park

description: Read More

City: Elkridge, State: MD

Rosaryville

description: Rosaryville State Park is a 982 acre semi-rural park located in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The park is managed by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (MD DNR). Its a popular destination for horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking and is also the site of the Mt. Airy Mansion. There is a single 10 mile singletrack loop […] Read More

City: Upper Marlboro, State: MD

Schaeffer Farm

description: Perhaps the most popular trail system in Montgomery county, Schaeffer Farm offers 15 miles of intermediate riding. Fast, swoopy trails with few rocks but quite a few roots traverse a 2000 acre property of which half is actively farmed in corn and soy beans. Trails switch frequently from woods to field edge and two parts […] Read More

City: Boyds, State: MD

Schaeffer Farm- Red Trail Trailhead

description: This trailhead off Schaeffer Road has very limited parking, about 4 spaces. This trailhead is used to access the Red trail at Schaeffer Farm or the Hoyles Mill\Schaeffer Farm connector trail. The Red Trail intersects the mid-way point of the Yellow Trail. Turn right for the cell tower. Turn left for the Willy’s trail (Red). […] Read More

City: , State:

Seneca Bluffs

description: The initial 5.3-mile length of the new Seneca Bluffs trail in Montgomery County, which opened temporarily for the 2012 MoCo Epic®, was officially open in late September of 2013. The trail ran from Black Rock Mill near Schaeffer Farms to a new trailhead parking lot on Montevideo Road. In early 2014 the trail was extended 2.5 miles to […] Read More

City: Germantown, State: MD

Seneca Creek Greenway Trail

description: This 7.8-mile natural surface trail offers views of the Great Seneca Creek, traverses beautiful upland woodlands, provides a spectacular overlook of the stream valley and includes a natural rock bridge near Watkins Mill Road. Historic points of interest include the former sites of Middlebrook Mills and the Watkins Mill. The mill race associated with Watkins […] Read More

City: Germantown, State: MD

Seneca Ridge- Riffleford Trailhead

description: The Seneca Ridge Trail (“SRT”) connects Schaeffer Farms to Seneca Creek State Park. The terrain is a mixture of fast flowing single track, roots, some rocks, and creek crossings (most bridged). The Seneca ridge trail is well defined and an out and back. To get into Seneca Creek State Park from the Riffle Ford trailhead, […] Read More

City: Germantown, State: MD

Seneca Ridge-Black Rock Trailhead

description: The Seneca Ridge Trail (“SRT”) connects Schaeffer Farms to Seneca Creek State Park. The terrain is a mixture of fast flowing single track, roots, some rocks, and creek crossings (most bridged). The Seneca ridge trail is well defined and an out and back. To get into Seneca Creek State Park from the Riffle Ford trailhead, […] Read More

City: Germantown, State: MD

Shenandoah River State Park

description: Containing more than 1600 acres along the Shenandoah River, this multi-use state park has over 24 miles of trails available for riding. The trails are primarily smooth and rideable by riders of most abilities, offering beautiful views of the Shenandoah River and surrounding areas.  In addition, Shenandoah River State Park has camp sites, a picnic areas, and a […] Read More

City: Bentonville, State: VA

South Germantown Bike Park

description: This growing bike park is located along the Hoyles Mill Trail in the South Gerantown Recreation Park.  The park features a 5,000 sq/ft pump track and a 10,000+ sq/ft dirt jump line.  The facility is a partnership between M-NCPPC & MORE. Recent additions include beginner and intermediate lines to the existing advanced dirt jumps.  The […] Read More

City: Boyds, State: MD

Wakefield Park

description: One of our regions most accessible and popular riding destinations. Riders can enjoy over 7 miles of trails around the power lines and in the bowl and easily access over 5 miles of tight single track on the Lake Accotink side. Wakefiled is home to MORE’s popular Tuesday and Thursday night rides and summer Wednesdays […] Read More

City: Annandale, State: VA