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Gold Mine Trail

  When was the last time you got out in nature a bit? Gold Mine Trail in Montgomery County, Maryland is a good choice. Gold Mine Trail is located quite a long drive from Washington-Arlington-Alexandria but hiking along this trail is very enjoyable. If you're here, you might as well pop by Mather Gorge, and Great Falls Estate Dam has wonderful water scenery. There are some great whitewater spots on Potomac River, and if you're looking for some flowing water?
    Try Rocky Run. Camping is available at Valley Mill Camp; Wolf Trap Farm Park is a great national park. You're sure to run into some fine people from Potomac here, and don't leave Gold Mine Trail without first paying a visit to Great
Falls. Man, is there a lot of fun stuff to do near Gold Mine Trail. Take a little spree to Difficult Run if you're here at Gold Mine Trail, and nothing beats kicking back at Bathing Beach. A tour to Gold Mine Trail wouldn’t be complete without a spree to close by Seneca Creek State Park. If you came for an overnight stay Hillwood Camping Park is a fine place to camp; The Spout is an inspiring place to stop at while here. Get yourself into a kayak and hit Difficult  
Run. Gold Mine Trail gets a normal amount of yearly rainfall. May is the month that gets the most rain while February is frequently the driest month. During the summertime months, highs regularly are in the 80's at Gold Mine Trail, and the nighttime is slightly chillier of course, usually in the 60's.

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Campgrounds Nearby
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These outdoors activities are available near Gold Mine Trail.
 Campgrounds Near Gold Mine Trail:
C and O Canal NHP - Marsden Tract Group, West Mclean , 2 miles away
C and O Canal NHP - Swains Lock, Potomac , 2 miles away
Lake Fairfax County Park, Reston , 6 miles away
Valley Mill Camp, Germantown , 7 miles away
C and O Canal NHP - Horsepen Branch, Sterling , 12 miles away
 Whitewater Near Gold Mine Trail:
Difficult Run, Fairfax County , 1 miles away, Class III-IV(V+) - 0.9 miles long (Old Georgetown Pike to Potomac River)
Potomac River, Montgomery County , 1 miles away, Class I-IV - 6.5 miles long (Mather Gorge to Lock 10)
Potomac River, Montgomery County , 1 miles away, Class V+ - 0.6 miles long (Through Great Falls)
Scott's Run, -blank- County , 2 miles away, Class IV-V - -blank- miles long (Swinks Mill Road to Fairfax County Park trailhead)
Cabin John Creek, Montgomery County , 5 miles away, Class -blank- - 3 miles long (River Road to Potomac)
 Public Lands Near Gold Mine Trail:
Wolf Trap Farm Park, Vienna - VA , 4 miles away
Great Falls Park, McLean - VA , 5 miles away
Seneca Creek State Park, Maryland , 12 miles away
George Washington's Grist Mill Historic State Park, Virginia , 17 miles away
Mason Neck State Park, Virginia , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Gold Mine Trail:
Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Vienna , 3 miles away
Residence Inn Tysons Corner, Vienna , 3 miles away
Quality Inn Tysons Corner, Vienna , 3 miles away
Oakwood At Avalon Tysons Crnr, McLean , 3 miles away
The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner, McLean , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Gold Mine Trail
Lake Needwood, Montgomery County , 10 miles away
Lake Barcroft, Fairfax County , 10 miles away
Burke Lake, Fairfax County , 13 miles away
Marumsco Acres Lake, Prince William County , 19 miles away
Tridelphia Reservoir, Montgomery County , 19 miles away

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