Sugar Knob Cabin

Public Cabin
Cabin Type - Primitive
Pets Allowed - Yes
Maximum Capacity - 4
Miles from Washington DC - 105
Location - GW National Forest, Great North Mountain
Distance from the AT - n/a
Hike-in Distance - 3.2 miles / 6.7 when Forest Road 92 is closed. See ACCESS ALERT below.

ACCESS ALERT: Never start the hike-in for Sugar Knob late in the day, especially in winter. Forest Roads 88 and 92 are gravel and may not be plowed or treated in winter. Forest Road 92 is closed each year by the Forest Service from late winter (usually February 1) until mid-April. The Forest Service gate is located on Forest Road 88, about 2.1 mi. from Rt. 675. Hike-in directions are provided if the gate is closed with the Cabin Direction Sheet.

For the latest information about Forest Road 92 closures, call the Forest Service at (540) 984-4101.

For more information on this and other PATC cabins, we recommend acquiring and reading a copy of our PATC Cabins Guide.