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WMRT: Pearre to Cohill is a 11.1 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Hancock, Maryland that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 11.1 mi Elevation gain 200 ft Route type Out & Back

Dog friendly

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

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Starting at Lock 56 and extending 21 miles to Big Pool, the paved Western Maryland Rail Trail follows along the Potomac River. Plans for an extension will take the trail 4.5 miles further west to the Indigo Tunnel and Little Orleans. The long term plan will extend the trail almost to Cumberland and will feature 6 bridges across the Potomac and 3 tunnels.

WMRT c/o Ft. Frederick S.P. 301-842-2155

Take the MD-144/US-40 Scenic exit 77 south onto Woodmont Rd. Travel south about 6 miles where Woodmont turns right and becomes Pearre Rd. The large parking area is a mile from that on the right. There are portajohns but no water. A short distance west of the parking area is a connector to the C&O Canal Towpath.

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Gil Nimez
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Road bikingBugs

Drove 148 miles just to try this trail, I think it was okay, but I don’t think I’ll do it again. Overall though, the trail was really nice

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Matt Kane
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Mountain biking

C&O Canal. What more is there to say? Nice and flat, well maintained. I did about 12 miles out and back from 15 Mile Creek State Park.

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Bill Godlove
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Road biking

Easy bike trail for all, including the handicapped.

Stephen Lucas
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Hiking
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Phill Wadsworth
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Mountain biking
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Michael Englert
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Hiking
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Tanya F.
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Rick Jones
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Mountain biking
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Shannon Lebo
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Hiking
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Christopher Testa
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Road biking
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