Hike the Sugarloaf Yellow Trail

Sugarloaf Yellow Trail - Search Nearby - Added by The Outbound Collective

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. 

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Distance

7.77 Miles RT

Elevation Gain

892 ft Gain

Type

Loop

Activities

Mountain Biking, Running, Hiking

Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on. Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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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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