DISTANCE
11.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
659 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

horseback riding

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

hiking
4 months ago

Great trail to see pileated woodpeckers and eastern blue birds. Trail connects North Potomac at highway 28 with the Potomac River at Pennyfield lock on the C&O tow path. Mostly green space, with no major road crossings. Few hikers, bikers and horses all share this greatly enjoyable trail.