Billy Goat Trail (sec. C) (1.6 Mi) is a hiking trail in Potomac, Maryland. It is within Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 77 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 499 feet. Along the trail there are cliffs and a parking. The trail ends near the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal water. There is also an information guidepost near the end of the trail.
Billy Goat Trail (sec. C) (1.6 Mi) Professional Review and Guide
"Section C of the Billy Goat Trail sits in the shadows of its sister trails up the Potomac River. While Section A on Bear Island is the most popular hike in Washington, DC, Section C at Carderock offers captivating scenery in forested slopes along the river. It provides kids younger than eight an opportunity to hike and play among the metamorphic rock outcrops along the trail. You may also see rock climbers using the rock faces as a playground. The trailhead is adjacent to the large sign and restroom."
--Jennifer Chambers , Best Hikes with Kids: Washington, DC, the Beltway & Beyond (The Mountaineers Books).
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