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

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

Rate this Adventure Northern Central Rail-Trail

Distance

40.71 Miles

Elevation Gain

1604 Feet

Activities

Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Point-to-Point

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic

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. 

Photos: JR P

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

40.71 Miles

Elevation Gain

1604 Feet

Activities

Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Point-to-Point

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