Best Places to Go Off-Roading Near Maryland
Potomac-Garrett State Forest
Make your way to Potomac-Garrett State Forest (1431 Potomac Camp Rd.), and you’ll find quite a few off-road trails, including:
- Laurel Run Road ORV Trail – 2.4 miles
- Wallman Road ORV Trail – 3.9 miles
- Backbone Mountain Trail – 2.7 miles
- Piney Mountain ORV Trail
- Snaggy Mountain ORV Trail
For the most part, these trails are open for four-wheel vehicles from March 15 to December 15.
Savage River State Forest
At Savage River State Forest (127 Headquarters Ln.), Edgewater drivers will find the following trails:
- St. John’s Rock Trail
- Meadow Mountain Trail
- Margraff Plantation Trail
- Negro Mountain Trail
Each trail has its own restrictions and timeframes for use.
Other Off-Road Trails Near Maryland
Elsewhere in Maryland, you’ll discover a variety of off-road trails at the following locations:
- Assateague Island Beach (7206 National Seashore Ln.): Open year-round for off-roading on the beach, this spot has a 145-vehicle limit that is reached quickly, especially on weekends. There are 12 miles of terrain to explore extending from Maryland into Virginia. A permit is required.
- Crozet Park (5300 Park Rd.): Cross state lines into Virginia to off-road in a private park. Off-roading here requires permission, as the trail is only public at certain times.
- Tuscacora Trail (State Line Trail): Traverse up to 248 miles of road that connects multiple states – Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. The trail is shared with hikers and bikers, so caution and respect is crucial.
Connect with Land Rover Annapolis
Connect with Land Rover Annapolis to find your ideal Land Rover model so that you can set out and take advantage of the best places to go off-roading near Maryland! You can also check out our tips for choosing the right off-roading tires, and learn more about Land Rover off-roading features like Terrain Response®.