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#OptOutside with 52 Hike Challenge & Mountain Chicks Virginia to Billy Goat...

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Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center

11710 MacArthur Blvd

Potomac, MD 20854

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Join Mountain Chicks Virginia, 52 Hike Challenge an REI as we #OptOutside on Black Friday! Bring your friends as we hike one of the most popular trails near Washington, D.C. The Billy Goat Trail is in the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park located near Potomac, Maryland.

This is a super fun event for beginner and intermediate hikers. You will have the option to hike:

Beginner’s Trail: shorter ~2.5 mile trail (no rock scramble)

- Ambassador Melissa will lead this hike ending at the rock scrambling wall, then turning back.

Intermediate Trail: Continue on for a 3.4 mile trip with rock scramble for the entire Trail A section. (Trail A- 1.7 miles per way)

- Ambassador Ashley will lead this portion climbing the rock scrambling wall.

Everyone participating must sign & turn in our liability waiver - which can be e-signed here: https://waiver.fr/p-nWfS7

Difficulty: Moderate

We will meet at the Great Falls Tavern Visitors Center Entrance and will have giveaways, including Mountain Chicks stickers and ProBars!

There is a $10 entrance fee (per car) by National Park Service to access trails and parking area at Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.

If you park across from Angler’s Inn, parking is free but is much farther from the meeting point.

Bring: Layers, good hiking shoes, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, at least 2 Liters of water, emergency rain jacket and a positive attitude :)

Trailhead address:

Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center

11710 MacArthur Blvd.

Potomac, MD 20854

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