Best Fishing in Maryland

This list represents the most popular fishing in Maryland. Use this list to plan your next Maryland fishing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Northern Central Railroad Trail

    6 Reviews

    Ashland, MD

    Wandering through stream-laced woods past farmhouses and fields of corn, this fine rural trail, part of Gunpowder Falls State Park, remembers the past with old railroad crossings and wayside ...
    •  19.7 miles
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    Wandering through stream-laced woods past farmhouses and fields of corn, this fine rural trail, part of Gunpowder Falls State ...

  • #2 Potomac River

    1 Reviews

    Indian Head, MD

    Short Take: Approximately 50 miles fishable for bass; tidal influence, hydrilla, shallow underwater cover, large tributaries. Unless they happen to be bass fishermen, tourists driving across ...
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    Short Take: Approximately 50 miles fishable for bass; tidal influence, hydrilla, shallow underwater cover, large tributaries. ...

  • #3 Cedarville State Forest

    4 Reviews

    Brandywine, MD

    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 ...
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  7.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Tight twisty singletrack is what you'll find when you visit Cedarville. There are over 10 miles of singletrack and doubletrack ...

  • #4 Saint Mary's River State Park

    2 Reviews

    Waldorf, MD

    Boasting more than eight miles of pristine singletrack, Saint Mary's lake is like an Eastern Shore destination. The ride's lack of serious elevation change make this trail ideal for beginner ...
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  10.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Boasting more than eight miles of pristine singletrack, Saint Mary's lake is like an Eastern Shore destination. The ride's ...

  • #5 Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area

    2 Reviews

    Elkton, MD

    Known primarily for its rich equestrian heritage, the Fair Hill area does not conjure up images of mountain biking. However, this northern Maryland Natural Resources Management Area has some ...
    •  1 hour
    •  5.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Known primarily for its rich equestrian heritage, the Fair Hill area does not conjure up images of mountain biking. However, ...

  • #6 Wisp Ski Resort

    0 Reviews

    McHenry, MD

    The Allegheny Mountain microclimate in Maryland’s western panhandle contrasts with the state’s otherwise temperate conditions. Downhill skiing does exist in Maryland, and only here at Wisp—the ...
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    The Allegheny Mountain microclimate in Maryland’s western panhandle contrasts with the state’s otherwise temperate conditions. ...

  • #7 Historic Savage Mill Trail

    0 Reviews

    Savage, MD

    Beginning at the restored Savage Mill, this short, easy trail showcases an exceptionally pretty section of the Little Patuxent River, its boulder-strewn banks speckled with anglers. Although ...
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Beginning at the restored Savage Mill, this short, easy trail showcases an exceptionally pretty section of the Little Patuxent ...

  • #8 Riverbend Park

    0 Reviews

    Potomac, MD

    This small, compact Fairfax County park sits on a deep bend in the Potomac River north of Great Falls and protects some of the globally rare natural communities that have in recent years made ...
    •  1 to 3 hours
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    This small, compact Fairfax County park sits on a deep bend in the Potomac River north of Great Falls and protects some of ...

  • #9 Tuckahoe State Park

    0 Reviews

    Hillsboro, MD

    Located just east of Maryland’s Bay Bridge in Talbott County,Tuckahoe State Park has a surprisingly great trail system.The park has two main sections of trails. The first and longest is located ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  10.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Located just east of Maryland’s Bay Bridge in Talbott County,Tuckahoe State Park has a surprisingly great trail system.The ...

  • #10 Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail

    5 Reviews

    Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, VA

    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park and Dierrsen Wildlife Management Area. ...
    •  18.6 miles
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    Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio ...

  • #11 Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Connector

    0 Reviews

    Seneca Creek State Park, MD

    Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Connector is a hiking trail in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is within Seneca Creek State Park. It is 252 feet long and begins at 378 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  30 minutes to 1 hour
    •  0.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Seneca Creek Greenway Trail Connector is a hiking trail in Montgomery County, Maryland. It is within Seneca Creek State Park. ...

  • #12 Daniels Road Trail

    0 Reviews

    Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels Area, MD

    Daniels Road Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is within Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels Area. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 263 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  0.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Daniels Road Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is within Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels ...

  • #13 Daniels Access Trail

    0 Reviews

    Patapsco Valley State Park: Pickall Area, MD

    Daniels Access Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is within Patapsco Valley State Park: Pickall Area and Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels Area. It is a mile ...
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  1.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Daniels Access Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is within Patapsco Valley State Park: Pickall ...

  • #14 Daniels Singletrack

    0 Reviews

    Patapsco Valley State Park: Woodstock Area, MD

    Daniels Singletrack is a hiking and biking trail in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is within Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels Area and Patapsco Valley State Park: Woodstock Area. It is a mile ...
    •  1.5 to 3 hours
    •  1.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Daniels Singletrack is a hiking and biking trail in Ellicott City, Maryland. It is within Patapsco Valley State Park: Daniels ...

  • #15 Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenways Trail

    3 Reviews

    Susquehanna State Park, MD

    Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenways Trail is a hiking trail in Harford County, Maryland. It is within Susquehanna State Park. It is three miles long and begins at 23 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  3.0 miles
    •  Guide

    Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenways Trail is a hiking trail in Harford County, Maryland. It is within Susquehanna State ...