Western Maryland Rail Trail-C&O loop

The paved Western Maryland Rail Trail (WMRT) is located in the Maryland neck between Hancock and Fort Frederick,  and runs parallel to the C&O Towpath, by which you can make a pleasant 45 mile off-road loop on mixed terrain.

The eastern parking area is located only a few hundred feet south of I-70 exit 12. If this lot is full, continue 3/4 miles along Route 56 to Fort Frederick State Park. Additional parking is available in Hancock, Maryland near the corner of Main Street and Pennsylvania Ave.


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