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Maryland Heights Day Hike, Saturday, July 7, 2018

Maryland Heights Day HikeSaturday, July 7, 2018Harper’s Ferry, WV8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 7, 5.0 miles This 5-mile hike features history and a spectacular overlook of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Maryland Heights, which towers 1,448 feet … Continue reading

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Gold Mine Loop Half Day Hike, Sunday, July 1, 2018

Gold Mine Loop Half Day HikeSunday, July 1, 2018Potomac, MDGreat Falls National Park9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 5.1 miles This hike strings together 5.1 miles of several little used trails east of the C&O Canal. We … Continue reading

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Seneca Creek State Park Half-Day Hike, Sunday, June 10, 2018

Seneca Creek State Park Half-Day HikeSunday, June 10, 2018Gaithersburg, MD1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 2, 5.0 miles Come out to one of Maryland’s beautiful state parks. We’ll walk about 5 miles, making use of four different trails, … Continue reading

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Soapstone Valley Trail Evening Meditation Hike, Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Soapstone Valley Trail Evening Meditation HikeWednesday, June 6, 2018Washington, DCRock Creek Park6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 4.0 miles This is an introduction into meditation and provides an opportunity to communion, “With Your Inner Self” and “Unwind” … Continue reading

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Hazel Mountain Trail Day Hike, Saturday, June 2, 2018

Hazel Mountain Trail Day HikeSaturday, June 2, 2018Shenandoah National Park, VA8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 8, 7.5 miles Join us for a strenuous 7.5-mile hike in Shenandoah National Park. We’ll follow a stream to a waterfall, peek … Continue reading

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Crabtree Falls Day Furry Friends Hike, Saturday, May 19, 2018

Crabtree Falls Day Furry Friends HikeSaturday, May 19, 2018Montebello, VAGeorge Washington National Forest7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 10, 2.5 miles, Intermediate and advanced. We will be joining the WWO backpackers for a fairly challenging ascent up Crabtree … Continue reading

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Gathland to White Rocks AT Day Hike, Saturday, May 12, 2018

Gathland to White Rocks AT Day HikeSaturday, May 12, 2018Burkittsville, MD8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 8, 8.0 miles This hike starts at Gathland State Park, which has a 50-foot-high arch commemorating Civil War newspaper correspondents. We will … Continue reading

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Buck Ridge/Mary’s Rock/Buck Hollow Day Hike, Saturday, April 28, 2018

Buck Ridge/Mary’s Rock/Buck Hollow Day HikeSaturday, April 28, 2018Luray, VAShenandoah National Park8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 10, 9.6 miles This 9.6-mile hike takes us up a very steep initial ascent along Buck Ridge, across Skyline Drive up … Continue reading

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Patapsco Valley – Cascade Falls Day Hike, Saturday, April 14, 2018

Patapsco Valley – Cascade Falls Day HikeSaturday, April 14, 2018Ellicott City, MD9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 5, 6.3 miles Patapsco Valley State Park is home to one of the loveliest and most isolated river valleys of Central … Continue reading

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Volcano and Dinosaur Day Hike, Sunday, March 25, 2018

Volcano and Dinosaur Day HikeSunday, March 25, 2018Dumfries, VA10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 5, 7.0 miles This hike is named for the geology walk in Prince William Forest National Park. The hike starts on the North Fork … Continue reading

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