Event Category: Hike
Start Date: Wednesday, 2/13/2019
Start Time: 10:15 AM
Contact: Gary Abrecht, 202/546-6089. Mobile on day of hike: 202/365-2921
Description: Happy Birthday, Abraham Lincoln! Starting at the Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro Station (green and yellow lines) the Easy Hikers will first stop by President Lincoln’s Cottage at the Soldiers’ Home (Visitor Center and outside of the Cottage only), then walk via the Catholic University grounds and the Metropolitan Branch Trail to Union Market near the NoMa-Gallaudet U. Metro Station (red line). Lunch is available at the Market. Restrooms at the Cottage Visitor Center and the Market. 5 miles, mostly on pavement. Possibility to shorten the hike by leaving at the Brookland CUA Metro stop, or skipping the Market and going directly to the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro stop at the end. Meet at 10:15 a.m. at the top of the escalator at the Georgia Ave-Petworth Metro station, East side of Georgia Avenue. Bring water. Hike canceled if DC Public Schools are closed or open late due to inclement weather.