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B&A Trail

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Address: Annapolis, MD
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This 13-mile trail is ideal for biking.

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Best Maintained Suburban Bike Trail

This mostly shaded trail is asphalt and in great condition. Bikers are respected here and even in Severna Park where there are a number of moderately busy road intersections... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
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Pasadena, Maryland
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Pasadena, Maryland
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

This mostly shaded trail is asphalt and in great condition. Bikers are respected here and even in Severna Park where there are a number of moderately busy road intersections, cars will yield to bikers. There are also some walkers, but one can still bike here at good rates of speed. The maintenance of the trail is quite good, and it... More 

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Maryland
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62 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This trail winds around local communities from to Annapolis and Glen Burnie then back towards Baltimore.

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Crisfield, Maryland
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I was looking for a good paved bike path and didn't realize this one ends right near our brewery. I began riding it in Severna Park and the way it meanders through the woods, and small little towns is great. It follows the old railroad tracks from Baltimore to Annapolis for transporting goods from the harbor. At the end in... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a great place to ride your bike without too much worry about auto traffic. They do a great job maintaining the trail and keeping it safe.

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Holiday, Florida
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107 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Enjoyed the shade and green of the trail. Mornings were great even in June. Will go back for sure next time we visit. What a great work out area. So beautiful it would encourage me to walk longer and more often.

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1 Thank TandR4ever
Baltimore
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146 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Have been biking this trail for years, It follows the old Baltimore & Annapolis railroad bed from near Annapolis all the way to BWI Airport. There are a lot of road crossings so be careful, and watch the kids....

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Thank BillyKmd
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Trail is a paved former railroad track. This is good for biking, inline skating, or walking. If walking on section from Marley Station Mall area toward Glen Burnie, walk in pairs as there have been instances of crime on this section of the trail.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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151 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2016

I love the trail to bike on. Not too hilly and people are friendly. You can start in annapolis and go to the airport. Prob about 20 miles? Its paved and nice to bike on..

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Bowie MD
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4 reviews
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The B&A Trail is one of the best trails in the area. Most of this trail is off road riding and is very nice on a wide paved trail, and there is a lot of shade over the trail for periods of time. Can get busy at times with bikes, runners and walkers, but that's what its for, so you're... More 

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17 reviews
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Go early it can get crowded fast. 51 miles from the airport to Annapolis and one loop around the airport. good trails all paved. very scenic, especially the section leaving the airport through the woods.

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