Space is limited and registration is required.
We will meet in front of the Great Falls Tavern visitor center at 10:00 am. Restrooms are available in a building nearby. The event is expected to last up to three hours.
Attendees are encouraged to bring water, snacks, and/or a light bagged lunch. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and bring binoculars if you wish. Sunscreen and bug spray may be needed. The tour will be canceled in the event of rain.
The Potomac Gorge has one of the nation's highest concentrations of globally rare natural communities. The Billy Goat Trial offers a premiere spot for finding biodiversity in the DC area.
The Billy Goat Trail guided hike is one of five guided events the MD/DC chapter is offering as part of the City Nature Challenge.
- April 26, Moths in the Morning
- April 27, Capitol Tree Tour
- April 27, Bioblitz by the Water
- April 27, Pollinator Garden Bioblitz
What is the City Nature Challenge? This 4-day global event encourages people to discover and document the biodiversity of our urban spaces. It's easy to participate using the iNaturalist app (free on the app store). Just take a picture of a plant or animal and upload it to the app. Citizen scientists around the world will help label your observations.
Please contact Bridget Moynihan at email@example.com with questions or for more information.