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Home > Visit a Gateway > Baltimore and Annapolis Trail
Baltimore and Annapolis Trail - Annapolis to Glen Burnie, MD
Activities:

The B & A Trail Park presents programs and special events year-round. Among those typically scheduled are:

  • B & A Trail Marathon
  • Baltimore-Annapolis-Washington Century Bike Ride
  • B & A Trail Fathers Day 10K
  • Santa's Food Drive
  • Bicycle Safety and Registration programs
  • Wildflower Walks
  • Safe Boating Courses
  • Scouting badge fulfillment

Ranger-led walks, talks, and programs are publicized through the local media and in the Department of Recreation and Parks’ quarterly Program Guide. Educational programs for schools or groups may be scheduled as staff workload allows.

Biking Birding and Wildlife Viewing Hiking Picnicking
Facilities: Stop at the Trail Ranger Station during your visit to pick up a map, relax, or receive recent Trail news or an answer to your questions. Other facilities include:

Restrooms: Public restrooms are also available at Jonas Green Park and are open from 9:00AM until 1 hour before dusk.

Water Fountains:: Year-round water fountains are located at:

  • Arnold Station Shopping Center (mile 1.1)
  • Jones Station Road (mile 3.5)
  • Riggs Avenue (mile 4.8)
  • Chestnut Street (mile 7.7)
  • During warm months only - Earleigh Heights Road (mile 7)

Benches: Park benches are located along the entire length of the Trail. Shaded gazebos and benches are located in Severna Park (mile 4.8) and Elvaton (mile 9).

Picnic Facilities: Picnic tables are provided throughout the park. Please dispose of all trash in proper receptacles. The trail park has no pavilion facilities and no grills or campfires are allowed at any place along the trail. A limited number of picnic tables are available at Jonas Green Park and small grills are permitted. Coal bins are provided for disposal of hot coals. Campfires are prohibited in Jonas Green Park.

Concessions and Services: The linear park passes near several commercial developments where various services are provided. Among the shopping centers where one may find restaurants, stores, and sources of other supplies are: Arnold Station (mile 1), Severna Park (mile 5), Jumpers Hole (mile 9), Marley Station (mile 10.5)

Size: 13 miles
Accessibility: The Trail is handicapped-accessible at Earleigh Heights. Handicapped parking is available at both Earleigh Heights and Jonas Green Park. A short trail at Jonas Green is handicapped accessible.

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