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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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  • Can anybody give some information about how many people are going to billy goat trail during October days? I.e. how crowded is it there? Is it pre-Covid crowded or is it sparse now? I’d like to go...  more »
  • Always an excellent walk...however, people - please read the "Do not enter" signs. The trail now is one way and several folks ignore this...this is one please respect trail rules! Other...  more »

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