Gold Mine Loop Trail

MODERATE 38 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

4 days 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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24 days ago

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29 days 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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29 days 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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2 months ago

Fun!

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4 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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9 months ago

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9 months ago

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9 months ago

A good stroll in the woods for a weekend.

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

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Thursday, June 09, 2016

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Saturday, April 23, 2016

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Friday, March 25, 2016