The Northern Central Railroad Trail


NCR Trail – Autumn

NCR Trail Autumn – Mason Dixon Line This marks the 19.8 mile marker from the beginning of the trail at Ashland, Maryland. It is also the 0 mile marker traveling North into Pennsylvania. This part of the trail experienced a great deal of wash out by heavy rains a few years ago. Some repairs (grading) was done to smooth out the […]

Digital Image at the Mason Dixon Line on the NCR Trail.

Digital Image of Autumn on the NCR Trail at the Bentley Springs Parking Lot

NCR Trail – Bentley Springs Parking – Autumn

NCR Trail – Bentley Springs Parking One place to park at the NCR Trail, is at Bentley Springs. There are plenty of parking spaces. This parking lot can be reached from I83 exit 33, North on Maryland Route 45, West (left) on Kaufman Road and Bentley Road to the parking lot on the right. Along the trail this parking lot is […]


NCR Trail – Main Street New Freedom

NCR Trail – Main Street New Freedom A busy image! In the left is the old sign to the former location of Paesano’s. That location is now a hobby shop! On the right, is a sign advertising the lighting of the Christmas tree for the 2013 holidays. The NCR trail crossing is at the point where the cones are on the […]

Digital Image of the NCR Trail and Main Street New Freedom

Digital Images of a Springtime view of the NCR Trail Approaching the Frederick Road Crossing in Parkton, Maryland

NCR Trail – Springtime

NCR Trail – Springtime A Northbound view of the NCR Trail. This is at about the 12.75 mile marker approaching the Frederick Road parking area. The Little Falls on is on the left (West) side of the trail at this point. There are places along this part of the trail where one can climb down to the rocks and get a […]


NCR Trail – Nice Walk – Ashland – Paper Mill

NCR Trail – Nice Walk – Ashland – Paper Mill August 8, 2014 was a nice day to park at the NCR Trail, Paper Mill Road parking lot and wallk the trail for a few miles. I started by working my way down to the 0 mile marker (Ashland) and walked backup the trail past the 1.5 mile marker. The trail […]

Digital Image of the NCR Trail at the One Mile Marker