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Scott's Run Nature Preserve

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Gems in Scott's Run Nature Preserve - 1

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Scott's Run Waterfall

(11) McLean, VA

Recommended Routes in Scott's Run Nature Preserve - 2

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Favorite sunrise
Intermediate

Scott's Run Nature Preserve - Outer Loop

3.2 mi 5.2 km 348' Up 105.94 m Up 319' Down 97.12 m Down

McLean, VA
Favorite Check out the Billy Goat Trail for great views of the Potomac.
Intermediate

Billy Goat Trail C Loop

2.9 mi 4.6 km 140' Up 42.52 m Up 139' Down 42.28 m Down

Cabin John, MD

Scott's Run Nature Preserve Hiking

  • 14 Miles 22 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 3 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 7 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Scott's Run Nature Preserve - 8

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0.4 mi 0.7 km #1Burling Cabin Trail
Intermediate
McLean, VA
Intermediate
McLean, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #2Parking Lot Connector Trail
Intermediate
McLean, VA
Intermediate
McLean, VA
0.5 mi 0.8 km #3Laurel Ridge Trail
Intermediate
McLean, VA
Intermediate
McLean, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #4Stubblefield Falls Overlook Trail
Intermediate
McLean, VA
Intermediate
McLean, VA
0.8 mi 1.3 km #5Trillium Hollow Trail
Intermediate
McLean, VA
Intermediate
McLean, VA
1.6 mi 2.6 km #6Billy Goat Trail Section C
Intermediate
Cabin John, MD
Intermediate
Cabin John, MD
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Potomac Heritage Trail - Scott's Run
Intermediate
McLean, VA
Intermediate
McLean, VA
0.9 mi 1.5 km #8Oak Trail
Easy/Intermediate
McLean, VA
Easy/Intermediate
McLean, VA

Photos of Scott's Run Nature Preserve - 12

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sunrise
Mar 9, 2020 near McLean, VA
Scott's Run waterfall.
Jan 23, 2017 near McLean, VA
Nice falls, not crowded
Jun 16, 2020 near McLean, VA
Very steep
Jun 16, 2020 near McLean, VA
Looking northwest across the Potomac!
Jan 6, 2019 near McLean, VA
Check out the Burling Cabin Site along its namesake trail.
Feb 27, 2017 near McLean, VA
Stubblefield Falls Overlook provides a nice view of both the falls and the Potomac.
Feb 27, 2017 near McLean, VA
Check out the Billy Goat Trail for great views of the Potomac.
Mar 23, 2017 near Cabin John, MD
Smiles abound as we hike the Potomac Heritage Trail at Scott's Run Nature Preserve.
Feb 27, 2017 near McLean, VA
Scott's Run Waterfall cascades serenely near a viewpoint on the Potomac Heritage Trail.
Feb 27, 2017 near McLean, VA
The main parking lot provides ample space to park.
Feb 27, 2017 near McLean, VA
The east parking lot provides ample space to park.
Feb 27, 2017 near McLean, VA