Mountain Biking Marsh Mountain to Fork Mountain

Are you up for a challenge? Then bike south from the Wisp Resort and up over Marsh Mountain to Fork Run Recreation Area. This is a 550 acre forested wilderness managed by the Adventure Sports Center International (ASCI) www.adventuresportscenter.com. A trail head map awaits you in the parking lot area. Head out along the ridge past the rock climbing area and enjoy Phase 1 and 2 of this newer single track built by Garrett Trails www.garretttrails.org. Plans are in the works for more of this awesome IMBA style single track.

Getting there:
From Pittsburgh(via Uniontown, Pa.): U.S. 51 South to Uniontown, PA. Take U.S. 40 East to Keyer’s Ridge. Take U.S. 219 South 16 miles to McHenry. Turn Right on Sang Run Road. Follow signs 1/2 mile to Wisp on Marsh Hill Road.

From Baltimore: 1-70 to Hancock, MD to I-68 West & Cumberland. Exit 14A to U.S. 219 South 16 miles to McHenry. Turn Right on Sang Run Road. Follow signs 1/2 mile to Wisp on Marsh Hill Road.

From DC Metro: I-270 to Frederick, MD. Take I-70 West to Hancock, MD to I-68 West and Cumberland. Take Exit 14A to U.S. 219 South 16 miles to McHenry. Turn Right on Sang Run Road. Follow signs 1/2 mile to Wisp on Marsh Hill Road.

See www.garretttrails.org and learn more at www.facebook.com/garretttrails.

 

Region: Western Maryland
Activity: Bicycling

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Potomac Heritage NST Office
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Harpers Ferry, WV 25425

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