Skip Navigation
All County Offices will be closed on Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
 
Page Background
Close
 
 

WB&A Trail

 WB&A Trail
 
The WB&A Trail is a planned 9 mile paved recreational trail from Odenton to the Patuxent River on the abandoned Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Railroad right of way. When complete, the project will link the South Shore Trail in Odenton with the Patuxent River and an existing rail trail in Prince George's County. In addition to the regional implications of the WB&A Trail, it is also a critical component of the East Coast Greenway and the American Discovery Trail.
 

WB&A Trail is open dawn to dusk. 

Directions to WB&A Trail 

 

Brief Project Description

Construction of the WB&A Trail will be accomplished in phases:
Phase 1 - Odenton Road to Strawberry Lake Way (2.27 mile) - Open and operational
Phase 2 - Strawberry Lake Way to Conway Road (1.68 mile) - Open and operational
Phase 3 - Conway Road to Patuxent River (1.71 mile) - Open and operational
Phase 4 - Strawberry Lake Way to to Annapolis Road (3.32 mile, 1.44 mile existing) - Portion open and operational (existing from Piney Orchard Park to Waugh Chapel Road)
Phase 5 - Bridge over the Patuxent River (0.05 mile) - Proposed Trail (connects to the WB&A Trail in Prince George's County)
 
Multi-Use Trails Discussion Paper - Revised September 2016
 

 

Maps 

WB&A Trail with Parks, Trails and Greenways
WB&A Trail
 
Proposed WB&A Trail Bridge
Proposed WB&A Trail Bridge
Connecting Anne Arundel and Prince George's Counties
 

 

Schedule

Current - Parking Lot on Patuxent Road at Bragers Road is open with a spur connecting to the trail.
Phase V Bridge: Design is ongoing.
Phase III: Ribbon Cutting and Official Opening on June 1, 2016
 
 

 

Status of Other Phase

Phase IV - Incomplete portion north of Waugh Chapel Road TBD