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A great place to visit with your family.

Sugarloaf Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain, a conservation/recreation area which has been designated a Registered Natural landmark because of its geological interest and striking beauty.

Sugarloaf Mountain

Geologically, Sugarloaf Mountain is known as a monadnock, a mountain that remains after the erosion of the surrounding land.
Stronghold, Inc. At an elevation of 1282 feet, Sugarloaf stands more than 800 feet above the farmland below. The rugged cliffs on the summit are composed primarily of quartzite, the predominant type of rock on the mountain.
7901 Comus Road The more than 500 species of plants here include a variety of wildflowers, many of which can be found blooming during the warm weather months.
Dickerson, MD 20842

An east view from Sugarloaf

Weekdays - 7 a.m. to sunset .
Saturday & Sunday - 6 a.m. to sunset

Geological Mark on Sugarloaf is something to look for on your hikes.

Phone - (301) 869-7846 From Fredrick, follow I-270 south to the Hyattstown exit, follow Rt. 109 to Comus, then right on Comus Road to the Stronghold entrance.

You may contact us at The Captain Bin

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Last Updated - October 18, 1997