Billy Goat Trail, Potomac

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Must see · Hiking Trail · Nature / Park
The Billy Goat Trail is a 4.7-mile (7.6 km) hiking trail that follows a path between the C&O Canal and the Potomac River within the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park near Great Falls in Montgomery County, Maryland. The trail has three sections: Section A, the northernmost, is 1.7 miles (2.7 km); Section B is 1.4 miles (2.3 km); and Section C, the southernmost, is 1.6 miles (2.6 km)
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  • If you are looking for a little more adventure along the C & O Canal, this is for you. Over rocks and through lots of trees. Why not. Take the time to go on this trail!  more »
  • This is not a walk in the park. :). this trail is fin, and challenging in areas. Grab a map, your hiking boots, gloves, and water and enjoy a great day with friends and family. Should have...  more »

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