Best Summer Backpacking Trips Near Washington DCWashington, D.C. is in reasonable proximity to some of the region’s most notably popular backpacking destinations. Here are a couple of suggestions for extended backpacking trips that are well in driving range.
Man Rescued After 75-Foot Fall On Sugarloaf MountainA man who fell nearly 75 feet while hiking Sugarloaf Mountain was rescued by a Maryland State Police helicopter crew Monday afternoon.
Family Nixes Plan for Md. Gun Range at Sugarloaf A Frederick County family is withdrawing its controversial proposal to build a gun range near Sugerloaf Mountain in western Maryland.
Maryland Residents Speak Out Against Sugarloaf Gun Range Maryland residents are speaking out against a proposed gun range at Sugarloaf Mountain about 10 miles south of Frederick.
Hiker Rescued After Sugarloaf Mountain FallAuthorities say crews rescued an injured hiker who fell 25 feet from a cliff at Sugarloaf Mountain in Frederick County.
Best Hiking Trails In The Washington DC AreaThese Washington DC locations provide beginner, intermediate and advanced hikers with beautiful scenery and adjoining park activities.

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