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Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Great Falls

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13 mi 21 km of trail 3 Runs

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Runs in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Great Falls - 3

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Favorite Great Blue Heron closeup
Intermediate/Difficult

Berma Road to Billy Goat Trail Section A

3.5 mi 5.7 km • Loop • 110 ft Ascent 33.53 m Ascent

(26) Potomac, MD
Favorite Great Falls locks (and fugitive waterfall).
Easy

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 51 ft Ascent 15.42 m Ascent

(4) Potomac, MD
Favorite Check out the Billy Goat Trail for great views of the Potomac.
Easy/Intermediate

Billy Goat Trail C Loop

2.9 mi 4.6 km • Loop • 140 ft Ascent 42.52 m Ascent

(1) Cabin John, MD

Trails in Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Great Falls - 15

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1.6 mi 2.6 km #1Billy Goat Trail Section A
Intermediate/Difficult
Potomac, MD
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Potomac, MD 33 
0.3 mi 0.4 km #2Olmsted Island Bridges
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.3 mi 0.4 km Potomac, MD
1.4 mi 2.3 km #3Billy Goat Trail Section B
Easy/Intermediate
Potomac, MD
Easy/Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.3 km Potomac, MD 11 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4Billy Goat Trail Section C
Intermediate
Cabin John, MD
Intermediate
1.6 mi 2.6 km Cabin John, MD
1.8 mi 2.8 km #5Gold Mine Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Potomac, MD
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.8 km Potomac, MD
0.3 mi 0.5 km #6Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center Trail
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.3 mi 0.5 km Potomac, MD
1.5 mi 2.5 km #7Berma Road
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
1.5 mi 2.5 km Potomac, MD
0.8 mi 1.3 km #8Gold Mine Spur
Easy/Intermediate
Great Falls, VA
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Great Falls, VA
0.7 mi 1.2 km #9Overlook Trail
Intermediate
Potomac, MD
Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Potomac, MD
0.5 mi 0.9 km #10Rockwood Spur
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.5 mi 0.9 km Potomac, MD
0.7 mi 1.1 km #11Woodland Trail
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.7 mi 1.1 km Potomac, MD
0.5 mi 0.8 km #12Angler's Spur
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.5 mi 0.8 km Potomac, MD
0.7 mi 1.2 km #13Valley Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Potomac, MD
Easy/Intermediate
0.7 mi 1.2 km Potomac, MD
0.1 mi 0.2 km #14Falls Road Spur
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Potomac, MD
0.1 mi 0.1 km #15VFW Spur
Easy
Potomac, MD
Easy
0.1 mi 0.1 km Potomac, MD

Photos of Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Great Falls - 13

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The mighty Potomac River.
Feb 9, 2015 near Potomac, MD
Great Falls locks (and fugitive waterfall).
Jun 30, 2016 near Great F…, VA
Great Blue Heron closeup
Jul 9, 2015 near Potomac, MD
Along Gold Mine Loop. Nice trail!
Jun 12, 2018 near Potomac, MD
Overlook, Great Falls Potomac River
Jun 12, 2018 near Potomac, MD
One of the historic boats
May 18, 2018 near Potomac, MD
Downriver from the first bridge.
Oct 15, 2017 near Potomac, MD
Wildlife along the trail.
Oct 4, 2015 near Cabin John, MD

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