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  The following is a list of several great places to try out a run. There are many more than this in the state. USA Track and Field has created an excellent resource for running routes using Google Maps called America's Running Routes. It provides a searchable list of places to run including accurate distance information. Search for new routes and your favorite place to run.  
 
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  Allegany  
  C&O Canal Towpath 184 mile long path from DC to Cumberland. Bike Washington, National Park Service
  The Great Allegheny Passage 150 Mile trail between Cumberland, MD and Pittsburgh, PA Allegheny Trail Alliance

  Anne Arundel  
  Annapolis High School Trails 7+ miles of off-road wooded running. Annapolis Striders
  Baltimore Annapolis Trail 13 mile trail from Annapolis to Glen Burnie. Anne Arundel Parks, Bike Washington
  Bay Ridge Loop 5 mile course along Chesapeake Bay.
  BWI Airport Trail 12 mile trail circling BWI Airport. Anne Arundel Parks, Bike Washington
  Downs Park 3.5 mile loop in Pasadena on the Chesapeake Bay. Anne Arundel Parks
  Fort Meade Nature Trail 3 mile dirt and gravel trail.
  Kinder Farm Park 2.5 mile path in Severna Park near B&A trail. Anne Arundel Parks
  Patuxent Refuge North Tract 20 miles of road and off-road running. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  Quiet Waters Park 4 mile trail near Annapolis on the South River. Anne Arundel Parks
  WB&A Trail 2.5 mile paved section of WB&A trail Anne Arundel Parks

  Baltimore  
  Cromwell Valley Park Off-road running outside Loch Raven Reservoir. Baltimore Running Baltimore County Parks
  Druid Hill Park Rolling road course in Baltimore city. Baltimore City Parks
  Gywnns Falls Trail 14 mile trail in West Baltimore. Gwynns Falls Trail
  Gunpowder Falls State Park - Bel Air Road 15 miles of off-road trails along the Big Gunpowder River. Dept of Natural Resources
  Gunpowder Falls State Park - Jerusalem Road 10 miles of off-road trails along the Little Gunpowder River. Dept of Natural Resources
  Herring Run Park Trail running near Lake Montebello.
  Lake Montebello 1.3 mile flat oval loop in northeast Baltimore.
  Liberty Reservoir Trails and fireroads in Baltimore and Carroll County.
  Loch Raven Reservoir Paved road and off-road running north of Towson. Baltimore Running
  Northern Central Railroad Trail 20 mile long trail running from Hunt Valley to PA. Dept of Natural Resources, Baltimore Running,
Bike Washington
  Oregon Ridge Park Off-road running in Hunt Valley. Oregon Ridge Nature Center
  Patapsco State Park 150 miles of off-road running in central Maryland. Dept of Natural Resources, Trail Maps Etc
  Patterson Park The Best Backyard in Baltimore Friends of Patterson Park
  Robert E Lee Park Off-road running north of the city line. Baltimore Running

  Caroline  
  Tuckahoe State Park Miles of off-road running Adkins Arboretum, Dept of Natural Resources

  Carroll  
  Liberty Reservoir Trails and fireroads in Baltimore and Carroll County.
  Patapsco State Park 150 miles of off-road running in central Maryland. Dept of Natural Resources, Trail Maps Etc

  Cecil  
  C&D Canal Canal service roads between Chesapeake and Delaware bays. C&D Canal
  Fair Hill Natural Resources Management Area 5600 acres and 70 miles of trails Dept of Natural Resources

  Charles  
  Cedarville State Forest Off-road running north of Waldorf. Dept of Natural Resources

  Frederick  
  C&O Canal Towpath 184 mile long path from DC to Cumberland. Bike Washington, National Park Service
  Frederick Watershed Off-road running in Frederick

  Garrett  
  Marsh Hill - Wisp Montain road and trail running at Deep Creek.

  Harford  
  Gunpowder Falls State Park - Jerusalem Road 10 miles of off-road trails along the Little Gunpowder River. Dept of Natural Resources
  MA&PA Trail Hiker-biker trail in Bel-Air. Harford County Parks
  Susquehanna State Park Off-road running along the Susquehanna river. Dept of Natural Resources, Lower Susquehanna Greenway

  Howard  
  Centennial Park 2.5 mile loop around Centennial Lake. Howard County Parks
  Lake Elkhorn Trails 2 mile loop around Lake Elkhorn with lots of trails leading from the lake.
  Patapsco State Park 150 miles of off-road running in central Maryland. Dept of Natural Resources, Trail Maps Etc
  Rockburn Branch Park Off-road trails in Elkridge. Howard County Parks
  Savage Park Off-road and paved trails in Savage. Howard County Parks

  Montgomery  
  C&O Canal Towpath 184 mile long path from DC to Cumberland. Bike Washington, National Park Service
  Capital Crescent Trail 11 mile trail from DC to Silver Spring. Capital Crescent Trail Coalition, Bike Washington
  North Bethesda Trail 4+ mile long trail under construction in Bethesda. Bike Washington
  Northwest Branch Trail Hiker biker trail in Montgomery and PG county. Montgomery County Parks, PG Parks
  Rock Creek Trail Paved trail running from DC to Lake Needwood. National Park Service, Bike Washington
  Shaeffer Farms 13+ miles of off-road trails. MORE
  Seneca Creek Greenway Trail 22-mile long natural surface trail. Seneca Creek Trail
  Sligo Creek Trail Hiker biker trail in Montgomery and PG county. Montgomery County Parks, PG Parks
  Wheaton Regional Park Hard and natural surface trails. Wheaton Regional Park

  Prince George's  
  Cedarville State Forest Off-road running north of Waldorf. Dept of Natural Resources
  Greenbelt Park Natural surface trails. National Park Service
  Henson Creek Trail Hiker biker trail in Oxon Hill. PG Parks
  Northeast Branch Trail Hiker biker trail near College Park. PG Parks
  Northwest Branch Trail Hiker biker trail in Montgomery and PG county. Montgomery County Parks, PG Parks
  Paint Branch, Indian Creek, Lake Artemesia Trails Hiker biker trails around College Park. PG Parks, Lake Artemesia,
Bike Washington
  Sligo Creek Trail Hiker biker trail in Montgomery and PG county. Montgomery County Parks, PG Parks
  WB&A Trail Paved trail running from Glenn Dale to Bowie. PG Parks, Bike Washington

  Queen Anne's  
  Cross Island Trail Hiker-biker trail across Kent Island. Dept of Natural Resources, Bike Washington
  Tuckahoe State Park Miles of off-road running Adkins Arboretum, Dept of Natural Resources

  St. Mary's  
  Point Lookout State Park Trail running along the southern Chesapeake bay. Dept of Natural Resources
  St Mary's River State Park Trail running in St. Mary's County. St. Mary's River State Park

  Talbot  
  Easton Rail Trail Rail trail in historic Easton. Dept of Natural Resources

  Washington  
  C&O Canal Towpath 184 mile long path from DC to Cumberland. Bike Washington, National Park Service
  Greenridge State Forest Off-road running (including marked mountain bike loop open for runners and hikers too) Dept of Natural Resources
  Western Maryland Rail Trail 20 mile long hiker-biker trail in Hancock. Dept of Natural Resources, Hancock, MD,
Bike Washington

  Worcester  
  Ocean City Boardwalk 2.5 mile oceanfront boardwalk run.
  Pocomoke River State Park Off-road running south of Ocean City. Dept of Natural Resources

  Washington, D.C.  
  C&O Canal Towpath 184 mile long path from DC to Cumberland. Bike Washington, National Park Service
  Rock Creek Trail Paved trail running from DC to Lake Needwood. National Park Service, Bike Washington
 
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