UPDATE: The forecast is looking dicey. HOWEVER, the hike is not canceled. If you're still coming, you best have a sense of adventure. We will be departing the concession stand at 2:10 p.m SHARP to avoid the line of thunderstorms rolling through in the late afternoon.
Depending on the weather, we may limit the hike to either half the Billy Goat Trial (up to the mid-way exit) or to the Great Falls Overlook.
Let's give summer a proper sendoff! If you missed it the first time, now is your chance to redeem yourself!
Come enjoy the great outdoors and hike the Billy Goat Trail "A". The trail has a little bit of everything; bouldering, sandy beaches, a forest, and scenic views of the river. This is a great opportunity to meet people, get some exercise and fresh air, and hopefully visit a place you may not be familiar with.
On the way to the trailhead we can stop at the overlook that crosses over the rapids and waterfalls (where Great Falls gets its name). It's definitely worth a look if you've never seen it before.
I can offer rides to anybody in the Bethesda area and I'm near the Medical Center Metro stop on the Red Line if anybody would want to catch a ride with me that way. Park entry is 5 dollars per vehicle (although they rarely collect this fee).
We can meetup next to the concession stand right next to the parking lot. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call, text, or leave a comment.
We will leave from the concession stand at 2:10 p.m. If you're running late, give me a call and we can wait or give you a spot to meet up with us.
Afterwards, we can grab some cold brewskies and some food down the road at the Old Angler's Inn.
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This is the Maryland side of the park.
My contact number is (301) 758-1144. If you need directions, just call me or leave a comment here.