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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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Women’s National Monument/Women in the Arts Museum Day Hike, Sunday, March 18, 2018

Women’s National Monument/Women in the Arts Museum Day HikeSunday, March 18, 2018Washington, DC10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: N, 6.0 milesAll levels welcome. Pay tribute to International Women’s Day. This city hike is an easy 5-6 miles that … Continue reading

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Annapolis Rocks AT Day Hike, Saturday, March 10, 2018

Annapolis Rocks AT Day HikeSaturday, March 10, 2018Myersville, MD10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 5, 5.0 miles This is an out-and-back hike on the Appalachian Trail. It starts near I-70 with a steep incline. The mid-point is Annapolis … Continue reading

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Mason Neck Half-Day Hike, Sunday, February 18, 2018

Mason Neck Half-Day HikeSunday, February 18, 2018Lorton, VA10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 2, 3.5 miles This park in southeastern Fairfax County provides protected habitat for wildlife and scenic trails for hikers. The trail wanders across a wooded … Continue reading

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Rachel Carson Conservation Park Half-Day Hike, Saturday, February 10, 2018

Rachel Carson Conservation Park Half-Day HikeSaturday, February 10, 2018Brookeville, MD10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 6.0 miles We will hike about 6 miles through the meadows and oak hickory forest of this large conservation park in northern … Continue reading

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Cabin John Regional Park Furry Friends Half-Day Hike, Saturday, January 27, 2018

Cabin John Regional Park Furry Friends Half-Day HikeSaturday, January 27, 2018Bethesda, MD10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 2, 5.0 miles Parts of this trail are surprisingly secluded and wild, hidden away in suburban Bethesda. We’ll follow Cabin John … Continue reading

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