Patapsco Valley State Park (Avalon Area)
Length: 25 mi (40.2 km)
Elevation: +1,487/1 ft
Total: 476 riders
Mountain Biking Patapsco Valley State Park (Avalon Area)
#1 of 99 mountain bike trails in Maryland
#30 in the world
It definetly is a valley, lots of altitude. Rocky, rooty and fast. Switchbacks, it has all types of terrain, not for the beginner at heart. Morning Choice trail is nice and not too technical. Ridge Trail is what it means, ridge with a lot of rocks. Soapstone, Bull Run trails are awesome and the one that I can't remember the name is also pretty good. ENJOY.
First added by kltbo on Aug 16, 2004. Last updated May 11, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
- Drinking water: unknown
- Lift service: unknown
- Night riding: yes
- Pump track: unknown
- Restrooms: unknown
- Fat bike grooming: unknown
- E-bikes allowed: unknown
- Fee required: unknown
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Address: 5254 South Street
Address: 11676 Marriotsville Rd
Marriotsville, MD 21104
From the Beltway (I-695) Take Rt. 1 (Exit 12-A) toward Elkridge. Follow Rt. 1 South about 3 miles to South St. Turn right. Park entrance is on the left.
From I -95 take I-195 to Rt. 1 (Exit 3) toward Elkridge to South St. Turn right. Park entrance is on the left.
From Howard County follow Rt. 1 through Elkridge and into Baltimore County. Turn left onto South St. Park entrance is on the left.
Pay the $2 to get into the park. I mean, have you ever tried to take a dump at the park-n-ride on Saturday morning?
This place deserves the $2.
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