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greenBlue Billy Goat Trail Section C

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Trail

1.6 mile 2.6 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 108' 33 m
Descent: -109' -33 m
High: 117' 36 m
Low: 59' 18 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (1°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Luke AT

A wooded trail along the bank of the Potomac River in the lower Mather Gorge.

Luke AT

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This trail is similar to Billy Goat Trail Section B. While the trail is less used than Billy Goat Trail Section A, it still provides a quieter exploration of the environments of the lower Mather Gorge.

At one point, the trail travels atop cliffs that are popular with climbers.

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Apr 26, 2019
J Weitzner
Good trail. Easy grade with some sections of scrambling. 4 bridges over some streams. Did it in a nice loop with the C & O canal which this connects t
Mar 23, 2019
Lauren Bledsoe
Mar 23, 2019
Kristina Gilday
Nov 3, 2018
Alicia Crain
Annual Billy Goat Dyke Hyke! A & B were closed due to flooding. Very easy stroll. 1.6mi
Aug 21, 2018
Jpietr03 P
Jul 2, 2018
LostDuck Hiker
Mar 11, 2018
Casey Heigh
Nov 26, 2017
Duck7 LostDuck

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