Hike the Sugarloaf Yellow Trail

7.77 Miles Round Trip - 892 ft gain - Loop 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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Mountain Biking
Running
Hiking
Forest
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Details

7.77 Miles
892 ft elevation gain
Loop Trail

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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.