Category Archives: Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park

Seneca Greenway – Seneca Bluffs Trail Loop (Seneca Creek State Park, MD)

Montgomery County’s Seneca Creek State Park offers quiet isolation in one of Maryland’s most densely populated areas, particularly the park’s wild southern section. Here two moderate paths—the Seneca Greenway Trail and Seneca Bluffs Trail—snake through the Seneca Creek stream valley … Continue reading

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Billy Goat Trail – Section B (Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, MD)

Most DC residents who know the Billy Goat Trail brag of completing the iconic Section A—a rugged and challenging hike in Maryland’s Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. While Section A’s Potomac vistas and rocky traverses make it one … Continue reading

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Billy Goat Trail – Section A (Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park, MD)

Many Washington, DC residents will know the Billy Goat Trail of Great Falls, Maryland; despite having three parts—Sections A, B, and C—the first is by far the most popular and iconic. While teeming with visitors on a nice summer day, … Continue reading

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