Gold Mine Loop Trail

MODERATE 48 reviews
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Gold Mine Loop Trail is a 3.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Potomac, Maryland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
3.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
419 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

no dogs

Maryland Office of Tourism Development, Redwood Tower, 9th Floor, 217 E. Redwood Street , Baltimore, MD, 21202, Phone: 410-767-3400, Fax: 410-333-6643

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1 month ago

Quiet and cool beneath the canopy...

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3 months ago

Apparently someone uploaded photos of the falls under this trail. This trail does not cross the canal so you are near the river. overall not a bad hike.

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4 months ago

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4 months ago

This trail is in C&O Canal National Historical Park. There is no waterfall. It starts at Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center. Address: 11710 MacArthur Blvd. Potomac, Md. 301-767-3714

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4 months ago

This trail is in C&O Canal National Historical Park. There is no waterfall. It starts at Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center. Address: 11710 MacArthur Blvd. Potomac, Md. 301-767-3714

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6 months ago

6 months ago

Fun!

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7 months ago

Makes for a better trail run than a hike, but was with the family. I will definitely return to do a trail run.

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