Schaeffer Farms

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AVERAGE RATING
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4.37 out of 5
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Intermediate
10
miles

Singletrack
↑ 3,200 ft
↓ 2,700 ft
145
elevation (ft)

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Trail Description
About this trail
Good ride. People of all skills levels can be found on this network of trails. The trails are maintained by MORE and Montgomery County National Park and Planning Commision.
added by Guest January 1, 2003
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
Rider Questions
 

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Q: Can you ride this trail at night? -Guest

A: There is no night riding at Schaeffer Farms, except for the Thursday Night Ride organized by MORE. You can check www.more-mtb.org/venue/schaeffer-farm/ for the ride schedule.

Guest answered on September 13, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: Is it only for mountain bikes or could i make it on my hybrid -Guest

A: if you take it slow, you could manage it on a hybid, however, it would not be much fun and you may end up with some flats. if you go after rain, forget it, you will be hiking up the hills.

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Reviews (76)
 

Granny Gear

September 25, 2016
JMC203 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Awesome well ridden well marked trail system. Be aware of blind corners though as this is a bidirectional trail system. Also worth checking out the dirt jumps and pump track a short ride down the road. (South Germantown Pump Track)

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Granny Gear

July 16, 2016
m.renzi Granny Gear  
 
Review: Directions to the trail are wrong Google to find correct directions

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Gramcounter


June 17, 2016
 
Review: Trail is fun and the MORE group does a great job maintaining the trail system!

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Gramcounter


November 3, 2015
 
Review: Great place with great flow and plenty of terrain. At the very least they need to put signs up reminding people to be alert of oncoming biker traffic as its a bi-directional trail system.

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Granny Gear

September 28, 2015
Jason Peck Granny Gear  
 
Review: First, I love this trail. Riding up and down hill, flow stuff, over roots and logs, in and out and through corn and soybean fields is awesome. But they really should make this one-way (like Fountainhead). There are a lot of blind corners here and I almost had some bad encounters because of this. It would be great to be able to ride this fast and hard without worrying about someone coming at you from the other direction. Other than that, this is a ton of fun.

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Granny Gear

September 28, 2015
Jason Peck Granny Gear  
 
Review: First, I have to say I loved this place. So many awesome trails. Being able to ride in the woods, up and down over roots and logs, and on the edge of corn/soybean fields and through them is amazing. But I really think they need to make this trail one-way (similar to the setup at Fountainhead). There are a ton of blind corners here and I had a few close calls here that could have been worse. It would make for a better riding experience if you didn't have to worry about encountering someone coming at you.

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Gnarly


September 20, 2015
racermtbk2 Gnarly  
 
Review: Imba epic and well deserving of it. The trail is extremely well taken care of and the marking make it impossible to get lost, lots of opportunities to get back to the lot if you don't want to do the whole loop. There where a few trails I didn't ride and still managed a 12 mile ride.

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August 12, 2015
Guest   
 
Review: Tons of fun some challenges near a pump and jump trail

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Granny Gear

July 8, 2015
 
Review: I really think there are far batter trails in Maryland that are rated lower than Schaeffer Farms. This trail is a 2-3 star at best.

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Granny Gear

July 8, 2015
MTS29 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Fun trail to ride but if you go try the Whoop Trail because it's pretty fun. It also has some technical spots too.

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Schaeffer Farms MTB Trail 4.37 out of 5 based on 76 ratings. 76 user reviews.
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