Hike the Catoctin Mountain Extended Loop Trail

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This is a challenging and rewarding trail that exposes you to some of Maryland's finest natural spaces. 

Park at the Cotoctin Mountain Visitor's Center off of Foxville road (see map) to access the trail. Trail is accessible March-November and is dog-friendly. 

Photos: Melanie K Reed Photography, TrailVoice

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Sun protection
  • Layers
  • Camera
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Activities:

Camping, Hiking, Running

Skill Level:

Intermediate

Season:

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Trail Type:

Loop

Distance:

8.58 Miles

Elev. Gain:

1696 Feet

Features:

Forest
River
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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