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

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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

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snacks/lunch
  • Sun protection
  • Layers
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Activities:

Cycling, Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Year Round

Trail Type:

Point-to-Point

Distance:

40.71 Miles

Elev. Gain:

1604 Feet

Features:

Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
River
Scenic

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