Celebrate National Trails Weekend With Biking Events in Baltimore


This weekend is the celebration of Nationals Trails Day, and there are a number of cycling events going on around Baltimore that support it. The first is the biking in Carroll Park event.  It takes place on Friday, May 31 from 1:30pm to 4:30, rain or shine.  The event starts at Carroll Park, 1500 Washington Blvd and is sponsored by the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks folks.

The Bob Moore Memorial Bike Ride is the second biking event.  It's a 25 mile guided ride from the western end of the Park Trailhead 1 to the Inner Harbor.  Along the way, buy your lunch at Cross Street Market or bring your own and eat it with a beautiful view on to the Inner Harbor from the top of Federal Hill.  Return on your own schedule along the Gwynns Falls Trail.

Meet at the I-70 Park and ride on Saturday at 10am.  If you're interested, please register beforehand by emailing greghinch@aol.com or calling (410) 396-7900.

There are also a couple of trail clean-up events going on.  First is the Middle Branch Park/Gwynns Falls Trail Clean Up and Tree Planting.  This is set to pop off on Saturday at Harbor Hospital South, starting at 9am and extending until noon.  Tools and gloves provided.

The other trail clean up is the Solo Gibbs Park Gwynns Falls Trail Clean-Up and Youth Scavenger Hunt. This also occurs Saturday at 9am and goes until noon.  Meet at the Solo Gibbs Park by the Tennis Court between Hamburg St. and Henrietta St.

All of the events are free, so make sure to take advantage.