Level: Easiest
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: Greenway
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +191/213 ft
Total: 16 riders
 

Mountain Biking Lake Elkhorn, Columbia

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#86 of 98 mountain bike trails in Maryland
#11823 in the world

this is recommended for beginners, road or mountain. Very flat (paved) but the park is beatutiful. Path extends south to Savage Mills.

First added by dbrawdy on Apr 28, 2020. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
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Lake Elkhorn, Immediately off of Little Patuxent Parkway
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Leaf-covered (on Nov 18, 2019)
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  • enathan1
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    This is a paved loop around the lake and through the park. Not a bad place, the park is nice and so is the ride, but certainly not mountain biking.

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  • okayhop

    This is a paved trail that is a part of the Columbia trail system. After work and weekends here can be pretty crowded. Save this for leisurely cruises with anyone that just wants a tame ride to see the sites. This isn't mountain biking, but it's better than no biking...

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  • willeye
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    Paved trail with little rool to the land... Overall all it is very pretty, but not real fun... I guess it good for riding wheelie's and night riding for exercise.

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  • jfigel76
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    I rode this paved path around the lake with my 4 year old. There a lot of walkers, bikers and folks walking their dog. Not a area to go fast unless you go to under Broken Land Parkway to the west. Good scenery.

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