Trails

Ducks walking along the C&O Canal

Perfect for hiking and biking, Western Maryland is home to many trails, some flat and scenic and others more challenging for the more advanced nature enthusiasts. Enjoy!

Specializing in bike rentals and sales, maintenance, accessories, and parts, Cumberland Trail Connection is conveniently located near the Great Allegheny Passage and C&O Canal in Cumberland, MD.
Chosen by National Geographic as one of the Top Fall Trips In The World, the Great Allegheny Passage hiking and biking trail links to the C&O Canal Towpath in Cumberland, creating a continuous, off-road trail experience 334 miles from Washington, D.C. to
Green Ridge is full of opportunities for the adventurous including a challenging and scenic mountain biking trail; canoeing, kayaking, and angling on the Potomac River; and backpacking on a 24-mile hiking trail with new Adirondack-style shelters.
Equestrian Center at Mexico Farms, Cumberland, MD
The Great Allegheny Passage of Maryland links the Washington DC to Cumberland C&O Canal Trail with a series of hiking and biking trails in Western Maryland that connect into Pennsylvania, creating a continuous trail of 380 miles.
New Germany State Park is home to diverse forests with ten miles of multi-use trails and a small lake suitable for fishing, swimming, and non-motorized boating.
Rocky Gap State Park offers year-round activities for nature lovers on 3,000 acres of rugged mountain beauty.
You'll find all the elements of relaxation -- fantastic food, sink-into accommodations, and exceptional hospitality.
Explore one of Maryland's healthiest stream systems. Originating from the southwestern mountains of Pennsylvania, Sideling Hill Creek winds its way among the steep, forested, shale cliffs of western Maryland before it finally spills into the Potomac.
Ride the Western Maryland Rail Trail, more than 22 miles of paved beauty. The C&O Canal Towpath makes for a great hike or bike, too!