Hike from Colvin Run Mill to the Potomac

Hike from Colvin Run Mill to the Potomac

Colvin Run Mill Parking Area

Distance

8 Miles

Elevation Gain

40 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

Forest
Scenic

This scenic 8-mile hike without much elevation gain also makes for a great trail run.

From the historic Colvin Run Mill, head out of the parking area toward Difficult Run Trail. Follow this trail for roughly four miles as you hike along Difficult Run to the Potomac River.

Photo credit: Steve Petrucelli

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Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Liberty Hill Camp

Aspers, Pennsylvania

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Distance

8 Miles

Elevation Gain

40 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Running, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Spring, Summer, Autumn

Type

Out-and-Back

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