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Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail

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20.8 mile 33.5 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 658' 201 m
Descent: -127' -39 m
High: 790' 241 m
Low: 250' 76 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 4% (2°)

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Trail shared by Cheryl Ladota

A 20-mile rail trail along the Big Gunpowder Falls.

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This multi-use trail is open from sunrise to sunset.

Description

This rail-trail stretches from Ashland, Maryland north to the Maryland-Pennsylvania line, passing through many historic communities and quaint towns. This is a classic rail trail, with primarily wide paths, although there are a few sections where it narrows.

There's not much elevation gain and the trail is generally easy except for the length. It's a very scenic run along the Big Gunpowder Falls, with frequent viewing areas, bathrooms, park benches and picnic areas. There are also many historic railroad signs and markers along the way.

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View of the Gun Powder River from the NCR trail near the entrance to the "off trail" trails.
Dec 1, 2018 near Hunt Va…, MD
NCR Trail looking north back to Paper Mill Road from trail entrance.
Dec 1, 2018 near Hunt Va…, MD
Entrance trail looking from the NCR Trail.
Dec 1, 2018 near Hunt Va…, MD
Gunpowder Falls South of Monkton.
Nov 2, 2017 near Hunt Va…, MD
Sparks NCR.
Nov 2, 2017 near Hunt Va…, MD
Torrey C. Brown Rail Trail.
Nov 2, 2017 near Hunt Va…, MD

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