Western Maryland Rail Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Washington County, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park and Western Maryland Rail Trail. It is 2.4 miles long and begins at 423 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 55 feet. Near the trailhead there is parking.
Western Maryland Rail Trail Professional Review and Guide
"Winding along the Potomac River through rolling fields, woodlands, and rural towns, this new trail is a quick alternative to the parallel C&O Canal towpath. Surface: Asphalt."
--Barbara A. Noe, Rails To Trails: Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia (The Globe Pequot Press).
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