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Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Winter Walk of Lights, Sunday, December 16, 2018

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens Winter Walk of LightsSunday, December 16, 2018Vienna, VA6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.$14 members, $14 non-membersLevel: 2, 0.5 miles, All levels welcome. Every year, Meadowlark Botanical Gardens transforms the garden into a half-mile, walk of lights. Perennial favorites … Continue reading

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Crampton Gap/White Rocks AT Day Hike, Saturday, December 15, 2018

Crampton Gap/White Rocks AT Day HikeSaturday, December 15, 2018Burkittsville, MD9:00 a.m. – 4:00 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 hike … Continue reading

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Burn Off the Turkey Sugarloaf Mountain Loop Day Hike, Friday, November 23, 2018

Burn Off the Turkey Sugarloaf Mountain Loop Day HikeFriday, November 23, 2018Dickerson, MD8:45 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 8, 8.1 miles Looking for a way to burn off the Thanksgiving turkey? Bring your Thanksgiving leftovers and join us … Continue reading

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Shenandoah Summit Sampler Day Hike, Saturday, November 3, 2018

Shenandoah Summit Sampler Day HikeSaturday, November 3, 2018Shenandoah National Park, VA8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 7, 7.0 miles Bring your cameras because we are hitting new heights! We will first travel to Mary’s Rock and hike 3.7 … Continue reading

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Old Rag Day Hike, Sunday, October 21, 2018

Old Rag Day HikeSunday, October 21, 2018Shenandoah National Park, VA8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 11, 7.0 miles This perennial favorite is a challenging 7-mile hike, with 2200 feet of elevation gain. It features scrambling over and between … Continue reading

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Manassas Battlefield Half-Day Hike, Saturday, October 13, 2018

Manassas Battlefield Half-Day HikeSaturday, October 13, 2018Manassas, VAManassas Battlefield10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 6.0 miles We will be doing the 5-mile hike around the First Battle of Bull Run. There is also an optional 1-mile loop … Continue reading

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The Rocks: Wolf, Chimney, and Cat Rock Day Hike, Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Rocks: Wolf, Chimney, and Cat Rock Day HikeSaturday, September 22, 2018Thurmont, MDCatoctin Mountain Park9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 5, 4.9 miles We will hike a moderately strenuous circuit in the National Park along a sometimes rocky … Continue reading

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Ford Mine and River Trails at Great Falls Half-Day Hike, Sunday, September 16, 2018

Ford Mine and River Trails at Great Falls Half-Day HikeSunday, September 16, 2018Potomac, MDGreat Falls National Park10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 5.0 miles From the Great Falls Tavern Visitors Center parking lot, we will venture in … Continue reading

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Volcano and Dinosaur Half-Day Hike, Saturday, August 18, 2018

Volcano and Dinosaur Half-Day HikeSaturday, August 18, 2018Dumfries, VA9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 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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Bear Church Rock Day Hike, Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bear Church Rock Day HikeSaturday, August 4, 2018Shenandoah National Park, VA8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 8, 10.0 miles The Bear Church Rock circuit is not nearly as well known as many of the other picturesque hikes in … Continue reading

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