Ford Mine Trail 21 Mi

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland

Distance1.0mi
Elevation Gain198ft
Trailhead Elevation174ft
Top204ft
Elevation Min/Max164/204ft
Elevation Start/End174/174ft

Ford Mine Trail 21 Mi

Ford Mine Trail (2.1 Mi) is a hiking trail in Potomac, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. It is a mile long and begins at 174 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 198 feet.

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Best Hikes with Kids: Washington, DC, the Beltway & Beyond (The Mountaineers Books)
Jennifer Chambers
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"The Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park boasts the 184-mile towpath that connects Cumberland, Maryland, to Washington, DC, providing a natural buffer zone for the Potomac River and a great recreational destination." Read more

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Trail Information

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Nearby City
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Parks
Dog-friendly, Kid-friendly
Accessibility
Swimming
Additional Use
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park (charges a fee)
Local Contacts
Available at the visitor center and on the park’s website
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018