Baltimore and Annapolis Trail— This 13-mile rail-trail in Anne Arundel County has historical markers literally labeled from “A to Z” with site information and a “Planet Walk” – a NASA-hosted linear museum of planetary displays. The trail follows the path of the Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad. It merges into the BWI Trail, a 12.5-mile route that circles BWI Marshall Airport.
Patapsco Valley State Park – Nicknamed “Moab of the East” for its advanced off-road riding. More than 170 miles of multi-use trails, plus a 300-foot swinging bridge. Links to Rockburn Branch Regional Park.
Torrey C. Brown Trail (formerly known as Northern Central Railroad (NCR) Trail)— Located in Baltimore County, the trail extends north 20 miles from Hunt Valley to the state line. It goes through Gunpowder Falls State Park, which has more than 100 miles of trails. The Brown Trail accommodates hikers and bikers, and even offers access for fishing.
Carroll County— The county has 10 loop tours that offer 150 miles of cycling through farmland, back roads and historical villages. These routes represent the favorites of resident bicyclists.