Hike the Sugarloaf Yellow Trail

Sugarloaf Yellow Trail

Trek through a wildlife-rich Oak and Hickory forest and see the White Rocks, a series of cliffs overlooking the Monocacy and Potomac river valleys.

Park in the lot off of Comus Road (see map) to access the trail. Trail is shared by hikers, runners, bikers, and equestrians, and dogs are welcome too. Wildlife are abundant, and even black bears live here. 

Photos: butforthesky.com

Pack List

  • Good shoes
  • Layers
  • Water
  • Snack
  • Sun protection
  • Field Guide
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RT Distance 7.77 Miles
Elevation Gain 892 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Loop
Features
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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Beautiful

Sugarloaf is a beautiful place to escape the craziness of DC. It offers both hiking trails and roads that take you to some pretty great views. This trail passes some pretty neat little abandoned buildings on the way up which make for a fun pitstop.


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