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Billy Goat Trail

Potomac, MD

Billy Goat Trail is a 7.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Potomac, MD that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

  • Best Hiking

  • Best Mountain Biking

  • Best Trail Running

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Amazing!!!

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We did Billy Goat Trail A. It was a lot of fun. It has more rock scrambling than I thought it would, but it was pretty doable. My only complaint would be that it was a little crowded and caused some of the rock scrambling to take longer than it should have. But overall, it was a lot of fun!

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By far my favorite place to go hiking, rock climbing. So many trails to pick from. It's so beautiful, the scenery is breathe taking. I cannot get enough of this place. There is so much to explore here. I recommend to check this place out.

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We completed A, B, and C in one day. Yes, we were very exhausted but it was well worth it. Now, we hike every week and this trail was still slightly difficult and strenuous. I recommend this trail highly, however, it is heavily trafficked. With the difficult climbing and cascades, it is a little frustrating with children not really paying attention to where they are walking but it did not stray us away from the beautiful views and rewarding physical activity.

-K&J

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I have done A and B trails. I love the challenge with amazing views. Always happy I'm still alive when I finish.

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Great trail, but don't go there on a nice weekend day. Way overcrowded. To protect Bear Island, you have to stay on trail but the crowds make movement painfully slow.

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Billy Goat Trail
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It was a great family hike, even the part where the boys had to scramble. Not a hike with young children. The view of the Potomac is great. We'll come back for sure to finish the entire loop.

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amazing trails. you can choose to go easy, moderate , or strenuous !!! super fun with friends and great water to even swim in!