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Hike Billy Goat Trail Section B

Potomac, Maryland

based on 3 reviews



2.7 miles

Elevation Gain

68 ft

Route Type



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Wildflowers, lush woods, and Potomac River views make for an unforgettable hike. 

Park in the lot on MacArthur Blvd. (see map) to access the trailhead. Trail is well-defined but little-traveled. You may want to bring a field guide for identifying wildflowers and the critters of the region. 

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Hike Billy Goat Trail Section B Reviews

Nice, although less impressive as section A. That being said, I was looking for a nice alternative one day to avoid the crowds. Its pretty easy going with lots of shade. Fun rock scrambles too.

Rather easy, with wonderful views on the Potomac, even at high temperatures nice, because shady.

While not as grand and less exciting of a hike than section A, this hike does offer some pretty spectacular views of the river, some neat rocks to scramble, and has significantly less crowds than the more popular section A.

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