Berma Road to Billy Goat Trail Section A
ElevationAscent: 110' 34 m
Descent: -127' -39 m
High: 182' 55 m
Low: 90' 28 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)
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“A nice morning hike, the Billy Goat Trail Section A has a few tricky spots.”— JLDay Day
As you hike along, you can witness extreme sports like whitewater kayaking and rock climbing firsthand, while at the same time study the micro-ecosystems of the never-ending vernal pools scattered along Billy Goat Trail Section A.
While it's always stunning to experience, all of this power and beauty has its price: crowds. Since the C&O Canal runs straight through the middle of the park, any reasonably suitable day for being outdoors will bring throngs of people to the park. Needless to say, try to get there early to escape the crowds. Then at least, you'll only have to deal with the crowds as you follow Berma Road back to your car.
Land Manager: National Park Service - Great Falls National Park