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Billy Goat Trail

Potomac, MD

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Trail Running

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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Recent Reviews

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White Trail Loop - Rocks State Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

This was our first trail from this page. My wife and Beagle and I did the White Trail after stopping at a couple of incorrect parking areas in the park..use the lot right off of 24. The Green trail starts across the street and quickly joins the White trail. Go to the left to get to the King/Queen Chairs first. They are about 15 minutes up an easy hill. We were glad we went left as the latter half of the loop is pretty rocky and down hill in spots and may have been a little tougher to go up the rocks with the dog. My wife has mild asthma and had no issues, though we probably stop for a breather a little more often than most. Good hike, good site. Will consider going premium.

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Annapolis Rocks
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6 Completed 4 Reviews

We really enjoyed this trail. As some stated before, the pin on the map is way off. You pick up the trail just after to footbridge on Rt. 40 heading towards Frederick. This starts of very rock and a pretty serious climb, but it levels off after a while. The view is worth it. The leaves were just starting to change when we did it, but I bet the views would be even better later in the fall. The trail is mostly shaded, but you will work up a good sweat climbing. This trail is pretty busy and easy to follow. We look forward to doing this trail again!

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Great Falls Park
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Don't tell your wife you know where you are going if you are counting on the directions given. you may need to close AllTrails and open up All Marriage Counselors.
we never found a trailhead. There is a paved path along the road, that is all. There ain't no vista, their ain't no view, and there sure ain't no vista of no view.

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Cascade Falls Trail
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19 Completed 10 Reviews

Great Hike!!!

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Soldiers Delight-Serpentine Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

I used to run this trail often. Great terrain change pretty views and not very crowded!

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Robert E. Lee Park-Lake Roland Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

I love this trail partially because it's practically in my back yard but for the majority of the trail I feel like I'm far far away. Decent amount of traffic.

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Northern Central Rail-Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Perfect for long runs! Totally flat though

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Cromwell Valley Park with Loch Raven Add-On
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Fun trail. Can stretch it into a long hike but often times tough to know what trail you are on!

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Oregon Ridge Park Trail
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Loved the trails but poorly marked a d there were no maps to follow. Ended up out on the road somehow.

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McKeldin Area Loop - Patapsco Valley State Park
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6 Completed 6 Reviews

Love this part of the park! Hills and water. Great hike/run

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