Blockhouse Point Park: Blockhouse Point Loop Trail

Blockhouse Point Park: Blockhouse Point Loop Trail, Montgomery County, MD, USA

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In Short:6.8 mi. loop.
Summary:Blockhouse Point Loop Trail is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Potomac, Maryland that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail.

This is a loop trail that includes the woods and high prominences of Blockhouse Point Park with a horse trail through National Park Service land and a return along the C&O Canal towpath. Views of the Potomac from the high points are excellent. There are also 3.5 miles of side trails or alternate routes within MNCPPC land that are marked by signposts and blue blazes.

Equestrians should note that some of the trails prohibit horses. Please observe these restrictions. Bicycles are not allowed on any Blockhouse Point trails but may use the towpath.
Activities:horseback riding, hiking.
Location:14100-14498 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854
Length/Surface:6.8 mi. loop. The trail below is about 6.76 miles in length.
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Created with Page last updated: January 08, 2018.