Western Maryland Rail Trail


​Washington County

Western Maryland Rail Trail
c/o Fort Frederick State Park
11100 Fort Frederick Road
Big Pool MD 21711

Contact: 301-842-2155​

​Hours: Sunrise to Sunset

The Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) system is about 23 miles and parallels the C&O Canal for its entire length. A paved, linear trail, it is suited to anyone seeking a pleasant, leisurely outdoor experience - walking, running, biking, and inline skating. The easy grade and paved surface make this trail ideal for families, the elderly, and persons with disabilitie and is wheelchair accessible. Pets are permitted on the trail.

Trail Map​
Trail Sections
Friends of Fort Frederick State Park
Volunteer Bike Patrol