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Billy Goat Trail

Potomac, MD

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Billy Goat Trail is comprised of three sections of trail locatednear Potomac, MD featuring beautiful wild flowers and scenic river views. The trail is used for hiking, mountain biking, trail running and walking. It is demarcated by blue blazes and is accessible year-round. Protected by NPS and TNC.

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This is one of my favorite trails. You can hike the trail in sections of about an hour each. Or you can thru hike it in a day. There's lots of wildlife, wild edibles and just great single track hiking without a lot of people on the trail. The trail parallels the river the whole way and begins at the bottom of Prettyboy dam.

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Sugarloaf Mountain: Blue Trail Loop
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Nice trail! Did the blue trail loop around, and then hiked up the green trail (steep but relatively short) for views at the top of Sugarloaf. Would definitely recommend doing in that order. The view from White Rocks was okay, but at the top was much better.

Hiked this on a weekday and saw five or six other groups on the trail, which was okay for my solitude-seeking personality.

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Billy Goat Trail
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Patapsco Valley State Park: Glen Artney / Avalon / Orange Grove / Hilton Areas
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Trails were good, some of the trailheads were not marked well though. The maps given by the ranger station was not very helpful as it was a bad photo copy. I will go back and hike some more now that I know the area.

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Billy Goat Trail
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

My son and I visited the park yesterday, it was wonderful If you are going to hike. Be ready to get a full body workout! The hike is NOT for small children. A lot of climbing.....You must be in descent shape or good health, otherwise you're setting yourself up for danger and exhaustion. You need lots of water, comfortable shoes, comfortable clothes, and sunscreen.

The flip side....the hike, climbing, and scenery was off the chain and fabulous!

Loved it!!!!

L&T

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Number Nine Trolley Trail
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