Hike, Bike, or Run the Northern Central Rail Trail to York Country Heritage Trail

40.71 Miles Round Trip - 1604 ft gain - Point-to-Point Trail

Northern Central Rail-Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

Miles and miles of paved trail take you on a journey through some of Maryland's finest landscapes. 

Park in the lot off of Paper Mill Road to access the trail (see map). This trail is accessible year round, is shared by hikers, runners, bikers, and equestrians, and is dog-friendly. It can get crowded on the weekends. 

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Mountain Biking
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly


40.71 Miles
1604 ft elevation gain
Point-to-Point Trail

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