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Billy Goat Trail Section C

Intermediate

Trail

1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer point to point
97% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 108' 33 m
Descent: -109' -33 m
High: 117' 36 m
Low: 59' 18 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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A wooded trail along the bank of the Potomac River in the lower Mather Gorge.

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Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail is similar to Billy Goat Trail Section B. While the trail is less used than Billy Goat Trail Section A, it still provides a quieter exploration of the environments of the lower Mather Gorge.

At one point, the trail travels atop cliffs that are popular with climbers.

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Check out the Billy Goat Trail for great views of the Potomac.
Mar 23, 2017 near Cabin John, MD

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