Get ready for a wild ride through the scenic wonders of the Deep Creek Lake area and mountain Maryland. The 12th annual Garrett County Gran Fondo is now accepting registrations and is proudly presented by the Garrett Trails Organization

MCHENRY, MD, May 05, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Whether you’re a casual cyclist or an experienced athlete, this challenging ride is guaranteed to offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience. From the stunning views of the mountains to the vibrant culture at each stop, riders will get to experience all that mountain Maryland has to offer. Not only that, riders can rest assured knowing that their efforts will be put to good use in supporting local trail initiatives led by the Garrett Trails Organization.

Garrett County, Maryland is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and unique outdoor experiences. On Saturday, June 17th, 2023, cyclists from all over the country will have a chance to take in the beauty and majesty of this region with the Garrett County Gran Fondo cycling event.

This challenging ride will take riders on a 25 -125-mile route through some of the most picturesque spots in mountain Maryland. Along the way, riders will get to experience some of Garrett County’s best attractions such as Deep Creek Lake and the scenic Youghiogheny River.

“We are excited to offer this unique opportunity for cyclists to explore and experience what makes Garrett County so special,” said Josh Spiker, Executive Director of Garrett Trails. “The Gran Fondo is not only an intense physical challenge but also a great way to explore our beautiful county.”

The Garrett County Gran Fondo is open to all levels of cyclists from beginners to experienced riders. There will be five distance options: 25 miles, 44 miles, 63 miles, 100 and 125 miles. The route will feature rolling hills, mountain valleys and stunning views that are sure to make it an unforgettable event. Registration for all events is now open online at The registration fee includes a pre-ride dinner gift card (good at participating local eateries), fully stocked aid station and SAG support, post-ride celebration on Saturday with live entertainment, a victory beverage, and the coveted secret swag finisher item.

So, join us in June for an unforgettable cycling experience that you won’t soon forget!

Garrett Trails, based in Garrett County, Maryland, is a nonprofit organization that seeks to provide accessible and diverse trails for the local community. The Garrett County Gran Fondo is an annual cycling event organized by Garrett Trails that celebrates the beauty of Garrett County’s roads, trails and scenery.

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