Project 365/296 – Autumn Hike on the Billy Goat Trail


Keeping Autumn with us, leaf watching around the United States.

Emily Carter Mitchell ~ Nature & Wildlife Photography

Today was a day to truly enjoy Autumn in its finest glory. With the trees shining through in their yellows, oranges and reds. Heading towards Washington D.C. is the beautiful Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Park. With its visitors center on the Maryland side of Great Falls, this park is best known for its boulder scramble “Billy Goat Trail.”

A strenuous nine-mile hike over hill and dale. Through thick forests filled with autumn color, and climbing over boulders along the Potomac River. A trail not to be missed. A trail not for the faint of heart.

It will take me a little while to go through my images from today’s hike and I keep getting interrupted by Trick-or-Treaters.

I also discovered that my favorite processing software – Nik Color Efex Pro went on the fritz and I have reload, etc. So just a sampling from today to enjoy. Hope you’re…

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