Cedarville State Forest

Brandywine, Maryland

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Tight twisty singletrack is what you'll find when you visit Cedarville. There are over 10 miles of singletrack and doubletrack in this 3,500-acre state forest just south of Washington, D.C. Its proximity to the nation's capital and its modest terrain have made Cedarville State Forest a popular cycling destination for riders throughout the region. Unlike neighboring parks to the north, the trails in Cedarville are generally hard-packed dirt with very few rocks. Occasional mud holes may slow you down, but this is otherwise one of the most enjoyable mountain bike destinations in the area. Trail Surface: Flat, dirt trails and dirt roads.
Mountain Biking the Washington, D.C. / Baltimore Area

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Mountain Biking the Washington, D.C. / Baltimore Area

by Scott Adams & Martin Fernandez (Falcon Guides)

Tight twisty singletrack is what you'll find when you visit Cedarville. There are over 10 miles of singletrack and doubletrack in this 3,500-acre state forest just south of Washington, D.C. Its proximity to the nation's capital and its modest terrain have made Cedarville State Forest a popular cycling destination for riders throughout the region.

Unlike neighboring parks to the north, the trails in Cedarville are generally hard-packed dirt with very few rocks. Occasional mud holes may slow you down, but this is otherwise one of the most enjoyable mountain bike destinations in the area. Trail Surface: Flat, dirt trails and dirt roads.

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Activity Type: Fishing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking
Nearby City: Brandywine
Distance: 7.9
Elevation Gain: 280 feet
Trail Type: Several options
Technical Difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1.5 to 3 hours
Season & Limits: Open daily from 8 A.M. to sunset most of the year. Winter schedule: 10 A.M. to sunset
Trailhead Elevation: 200 feet
Top Elevation: 210 feet
Local Contacts: Maryland Forest, Park, and Wildlife Service
Local Maps: USGS Brandywine, Hughesville; ADC Maps: Prince George's County road map, Charles County road map
Driving Directions: Directions to Cedarville State Forest

Recent Trail Reviews

9/11/2008
0

Great place for an easy ride. Good for new riders learning skills.Enjoy this park very much


7/29/2008
1

Easy ride and fairly level. I wasn't impressed with the trail markers. Wish the mile markers were more clearly marked. All in all a nice and easy ride for most.


8/15/2002
0

A great trail to train on. The length on moderate terrain makes for a very good cardio workout. The climbes won't "wind" most people, but that makes less fun downhills. Overall this is a great trail for everyone especially if you find yourself walking your bike up the climbs at other area rides.


8/23/2000
0

This is a great place to take people new 2 the sport. It's not very hilly nor 2 tech. A bit muddy even 3 day after a rain. A lot of trails 2 choose from. Park fee $2.00 per car best 2 park at the bottom of main gravel road near the pond.Easy down hill ride 2 get there when finished trailing.



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Apr 2018