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B&A Trail

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

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Decent, but there are better in the Area

If you start from the BWI parking lot it isn't a bad ride, but it isn't anything exceptional. Doesn't really go to Baltimore or to Annapolis without getting on extenders. More... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Beltsville, Maryland
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Beltsville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

If you start from the BWI parking lot it isn't a bad ride, but it isn't anything exceptional. Doesn't really go to Baltimore or to Annapolis without getting on extenders. More like the Glen Burnie to Severna Park Trail. But not bad.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

B&A is a paved trail that connects BWI trail to Annapolis. It is relatively flat but can be challenging depending on winds. There are a number of places to stop for food ( mile 4.5 has yogurt, coffee shop, bike store), water (mile 7.5 has a ranger station in old train station stop with water fountain, restrooms). The southern terminus... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nice flat path that goes from the Navy Academy Bridge all the way up the the airport. Can be busy on the weekends and especially the bikers who like to ride fast. Nice during the morning or afternoon. Be careful around the Glen Burnie area...but south and north are ok.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We were looking for a place to do some hiking during our recent visit to Annapolis and stopped first at Jonas Green Park along the river. The ranger there told us that there was no hiking there but we should head up the road a couple miles to try the B&A trail. So we did! While I wouldn't say it's... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a paved over railroad bed (now removed) that runs from just north of Annapolis to BWI airport in Linthicum, MD. It is a great place to ride a bike, jog or walk. There is parking at the southern terminus just south of Rt. 50 on Rt. 450. Also in Severna Park at the park and ride at Rt.... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a great trail. I've taken it end to end via bike. You can manage to get to BWI Amtrak station or the airport via this trail. It doesn't quite run all of the way to downtown Annapolis, but the roads that lead to Annapolis allow for bike specific lanes. There are always plenty of serious bikers, joggers, runners,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This famous trail really lives up to the hype- over thirteen paved miles, with mile markers and some food stops along the way, it is delightful in warm weather and brisk in cold weather, and fun in all weather.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I'm not an avid biker, so am not much interested in anything hard core. This was just a pleasant ride, with a couple of small hills to work up a bit of a sweat (nothing hard at all). Started trail behind Marley Station Mall (which was a great place to park the car), and headed South for a little over... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Perfect for running, bike, or walk. You can drive to a variety of parking lots. If you're dwntwn Annap go across the naval academy bridge and park at the end of the hill-lot is on the west side of 450. Trail is up the hill off of Bolter's Way. Portion south of the ranger station at Earliegh Heights is much... More 

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Baltimore, MD
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nice, easy trail. Does get a little tight in some places with a lot of people but that is with any trail. Very good maintance of the trail. Went off trail and into Annapolis for lunch. Great day all around!

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Address: Annapolis, MD
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Annapolis

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