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Baltimore City Watershed

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Loch Raven Reservoir 
Prettyboy Reservoir 
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Nearby Mountain Bike Rides

Yellow
Singletrack traveling through the hardwoods and along open farm fields Near Gaithersburg, Maryland
Schaeffer Farms Grand Tour
A nice spin around the main loops at Schaeffer Farms Near Gaithersburg, Maryland
White
Flowing, rolling trail. A great introduction to Schaeffer Farms Near Gaithersburg, Maryland
Seneca Ridge Trail
The Seneca Ridge Trail ("SRT") connects Schaeffer Farms to Seneca Creek State Park. Near Gaithersburg, Maryland
Muddy Branch to C&O Canal to Seneca Ridge Trail
A long loop combining the Muddy Branch Trail, C&O Towpath, Seneca Bluffs, and Seneca Ridge Trail. Near Darnestown, Maryland
Pimmit Run Trail
A scenic stream valley offering the longest continuous, bike-legal singletrack inside the beltway. Near Pimmit Hills, Virginia
From MP's sister site: MTB Project

Baltimore City Watershed  


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Location: 39.27267, -76.60488 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Frances Fierst, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Frank T on Apr 4, 2009
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Description 

There are a number of crags and boulders strewn about the watershed property, of which the most prominent crags and boulders are in the Prettyboy and Loch Raven areas. But from what I'm told, Baltimore City does not care for/allow climbing with in the boundaries of the watershed property so I'm adding this for the sole purpose of historic reasons as climbing has taken place in the past.

You can also hike, horseback ride and on some trails mountain bike. Also during the fall (September to January) the areas are opened to bow hunting (with permit).

Getting There 

The watershed property is scattered throughout Baltimore County.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.6 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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