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First time hiker! Although, a very challenging hike, the views were breathtaking!

Great trail with a lot of views. Way too many people to make enjoyable for a personal hike. Beautiful landscape

Billy Goat A is always great. Fun and views.

Great hike to the falls! Amazing views. The trails are well marked and well preserved.

Love this trail- section B and C is great for dogs when it isn't crowded

18 days ago

27 days ago

1 month ago

Great hike along the river. Fun cliffs to climb on. Not well suited for most dogs.

1 month ago

Popular, go early. Arrive before 8:30 am if u want a quiet trail and good parking on the weekend. Hiking boots recommended but not necessary. Went on a Late Sept. saturday morning at 8:15 from the middle of the trail. It took two 30 year old semi-fit women 2 hours to do part A (1.7 miles). Up and down and rocky. Another hour to see the outlook of the Great Falls was nice, too but its probably not that 'Great' if you've seen other places.

Trail was a bit confusing. Saw multiple bikers even though it says no bicycles. Best part would be not too much foot traffic and enjoyed the water ways.

it was my first time and I was pleasantly surprised. breathtaking views, challenging terrain, you can borrow bikes for the day as well which I thought was super cool! this will become a regular for me for sure!

A good stroll in the woods for a weekend.

Great trail!

1 month ago

nice workout. technical diversity. nice views.