Multiple Trail Projects Slated for 2021

Catonsville Rails To Trails (CRTT) is a 501 (c)3 non-profit that promotes pedestrian/bike friendly initiatives in the Catonsville area. Our volunteers maintain 3 miles of woodland trail while developing new trails. Here’s a sampling of the current projects.

CRTT Connection Project – Mellor Ave.

Connecting the Mellor Ave. Trail to Bloomingdale Ave.


A boardwalk section of the Short Line Trail is currently under construction behind Catonsville Elementary School. CRTT has received $100,000 to continue this boardwalk to Bloomingdale Ave.

News & Updates

Turkey Burn

Join in a 20-mile, no-drop Turkey Burn Ride hosted by Catonsville Rails to Trails. Ride will include climbing on a 20 miles loop leaving Catonsville, traveling to Ellicott City, and returning via Gwynn's Falls. Helmets required, lights and water recommended. This is a...

One Mile Historic Hike 10-10-22

One Mile Historic Hike on Monday, October 10, 2022 10 a.m.Columbus/Indigenous People Holiday What a great way to spend the Columbus/Indigenous People Holiday! Join Catonsville Rails To Trails (CRTT) on the Catonsville Short Line Trail to learn about the rich history...

Short Line Trail Connection Ribbon Cutting

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony & Grand Opening Celebration Celebrating the completion of the Short Line TrailConnection Bloomingdale Ave. EntranceFriday, August 26, 2022Grand Opening Celebration4:30-6:00 p.m.Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 5 p.m. Join Catonsville Rails To...

Independence Day Bike Ride to Fort McHenry

Catonsville Rails To Trails 11th Annual Independence Day Bike Ride to Fort McHenry on July 4 Ride Starts sharp at 8:30 a.m. Rain or shine Catonsville Bike Shop 825 Frederick Rd. (rear) Here is the cue map for the ride: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40002885What...

Spring Clean Up of Short Line Trail

Catonsville Rails To Trails is sponsoring a Spring Clean Up of Short Line Trail  Saturday, March 19, 2022, 9 a.m. to NoonMaiden Choice Lane & Garden Ridge Rd.For GPS purposes, use 130 Maiden Choice Ln., 21228  The Short Line Trail at Maiden Choice Lane needs a...

Volunteers rehab Catonsville railroad

Volunteers rehab Catonsville railroadWBALTV - Volunteers worked on 150 feet of the track and for them, the work was a labor of love. Watch video at WBALTV.com >News & Updates

Vandals Damage #8 Streetcar Path Mural

Vandals Damage #8 Streetcar Path MuralIn 1998, a local 14 year-old Eagle Scout, Clark LeCompte, approached CRTT and asked to create a mural on a graffiti covered wall around the Summit Park Health and Rehabilitation Center. Clark had a big idea and was very determined...