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  • Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area
  • Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area

BWI Trail (Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area)

1911 Dorsey Road
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
(410) 222-7317

Departments & Hours of Operation

  • BWI Trail and Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area

    At Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie the B&A Trail ends and the BWI Trail begins. The BWI Trail circles BWI Airport for an additional 12 miles of paved trail. A parking lot and playground are located at the Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area on 1911 Dorsey Road in Glen Burnie. Several scenic views of the BWI Airport are found along this loop trail. A spur trail from BWI Trail at Andover Road leads to the Linthicum Light Rail Station. 

    • Trails are open from dawn to dusk.
    • Friends of Anne Arundel County Trails (BWI Trail)
    • Restroom (portable) at Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area
    • Playground at Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area


    Anne Arundel County Trails

Map & Directions

Directions to the Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area. From Route 50 take exit 15, Rte 176 (Dorsey Rd) east towards the Airport. Continue on Rte 176 a short distance, the Observation Area is on the left just before WB&A Road. There are two parking lots on the BWI Trail. The first is the Thomas A. Dixon Observation Area and the second is at Saw Mill Creek Park.