Gold Mine Loop 16 Mi

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, Maryland

Distance1.6mi
Elevation Gain234ft
Trailhead Elevation338ft
Top352ft
Elevation Min/Max231/352ft
Elevation Start/End338/337ft

Gold Mine Loop 16 Mi

Gold Mine Loop (1.6 Mi) is a hiking trail in Potomac, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. It is 1.6 miles long and begins at 338 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation gain of 234 feet. This trail connects with the following: Anglers Spur (0.5 Mi), Valley Trail (0.6 Mi), Woodland Trail (0.7 Mi), Lock 16 Spur (0.3 Mi), Gold Mine Spur (0.8 Mi), Rockwood Spur (0.5 Mi), Vfw Spur (0.1 Mi) and Falls Road Spur.

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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 and Great Falls Park in Virginia boast many great family-friendly hikes along the Potomac River." 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
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