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Cabin John Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rockville, Maryland that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 3.0 mi Elevation gain 236 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Forest

Wild flowers

Wildlife

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Reviews (178)
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Brooklyn Banks
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Hiking

This was my first time using the app and first time walking a trail. The map was pretty confusing and I didn’t really know where to go. I just kept on walking the route I stumbled across and it was good enough for me. It was great exercise for me, my friend and my kids. Walkers and bikers passed by. Some with a mask. Some without. All respectful and would create a distance while passing. The scenery was pretty cool with water streams, chirping birds and lots of grass or trees around the path. I will walk again and get very family with this trail in the near future.

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Marisa Morakis
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Running

The trail is laid out and marked a little differently than it is on AllTrails, so pay attention to what direction you want to go in. Otherwise it was fun!

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Jenese Jackson
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Hiking

I liked this trail. It is great for beginners! The creek could use a few more rocks for crossing. It’s easy for your feet to get wet.

N Renay
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Carmen Young
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Hiking

Good trail, not always well marked

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John M.
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Karen Naumann
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Muddy

Mostly a bike trail or at least a trail ruined by bikes.

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Jeffrey Schwartz
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Hiking

Nice trail with plenty of options for longer or shorter hikes. One trail goes along I270 so it's a bit noisy at times.

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Ben K
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Hiking

2 stars for the half by 270, 4 stars for the rest. Requires a balanced walk across some some for a section of the river to avoid getting your feet wet.

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Zachary Rae
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Kami Kraft
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Missing a bridge which was problematic so I got wet! And walking along 270 not so exciting but the other half was terrific. Also about 3.8 miles, not 3.

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Lizard M.
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Qing Zhang
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Hiking

This trail would be very nice for mountains biking. Toward the end of my trail from the camp ground to the starting point I got a little lost as the path isn't clear, and I accidentally went through the campsites, which also leads back to the starting point.

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Cam O
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Hiking

Rain yesterday made us go off the traditional trail - what a lovely day!

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Bryan Kluth
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Hiking

Nice metropolis trail. It is good for what it is and the location.

Eric Liddick
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Running

Great trail for running. If you start at Macarthur, the first 1.2 (and if you do an out-and-back, the last 1.2) is a bear! Trail is well marked with blue blazes and signs as you get further north. The confusion at the tail end (RV park) plus the need to cross traffic to pick up other portions of the trail are the only things keeping this from a 5-star rating.

Alfred Huynh
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Running
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Andy Lam
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Hiking
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Michael Marin Cohen
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Mountain biking
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Erico Silva
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Hiking
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Marisa Morakis
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Running
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Melissa Wile
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Hiking
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Marc Zinsmeister
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Mountain biking
Darryl Mattocks
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Heather Law
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Hiking
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