Hike the Cash Lake Loop - Patuxent Research Refuge Trail

2.17 Miles Round Trip - 52 ft gain - Loop Trail

Cash Lake Loop - Patuxent Research Refuge Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

This refuge teeming with life is sure to enliven your spirit. 

Park in the lot off of Tram Route Rd (see map) to access the trailhead. This is a short, popular hike that is great for kids and is dog-friendly.

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Fishing
Hiking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

2.17 Miles
52 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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Greenbelt, Maryland

Greenbelt Park Picnic Areas

Greenbelt, Maryland

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Millersville, Maryland

Washington DC / Capitol KOA

Washington, District of Columbia

Rock Creek Park Group Picnic Areas

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Amazing In The Fall

This place has become one of my favorite in the entire state to see the leaves changing in the fall. The trail is easily accessible and offers some amazing views of the lake and the forest.