Yankauer Nature Preserve

Over 2 miles of trails can be found at the Yankauer Preserve, co-owned and managed by The Nature Conservancy and Potomac Valley Audubon Society. Trails meander through a variety of forest habitats where you may encounter white-tailed deer, wild turkey, box turtles, gorgeous spring wildflowers and a view of the Potomac River from a high bluff.

Trail Information

Cedar Trail: .2 mile
Kingfisher Trail: 1.1 mile
South Trail: .9 mile
Dan Fisher: .2 mile

Cedar Trail: Easy
All others difficult due to two steep slopes, uneven footing, and slippery rocks when wet.

Terrain: Forested trails, mostly flat

Historic/Points of Interest: View of the Potomac River, wildlife viewing, wildflowers. Benches available along Kingfisher Trail and Cedar Loop.

Parking: Parking lot located on Whitings Neck Road

Park Webpage: www.potomacaudubon.org

Click here to view or print trail map.

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