Event Category: Hike
Start Date: Wednesday, 5/22/2019
Start Time: 10:15 AM
Contact: Elisa Braver: 301/793-4935.
The Easy Hikers will hike about 5 miles north from the Rock Creek Nature Center on the Western Ridge Trail and then go east and hike south on the Valley Trail, with 2 stream crossings. The trail has level and uphill segments. Meet at the parking lot at the Nature Center. Bring lunch, water, hats, trekking poles (recommended), and sunscreen. Transit: Take Red line to Fort Totten. Walk to bus bay and take E4 bus to stop at Military Rd. and Oregon Ave. Walk south a few minutes; the Rock Creek Nature Center is on the left. Driving Directions: From the Beltway (I-495), take Exit 33 (Connecticut Ave.) south. In about 3 miles, turn left onto Military Rd. Go 1 mile and turn right at light onto Glover Rd. Parking lot for Nature Center (5200 Glover Rd. NW, Washington, DC 20015) is on the left. Hike is cancelled if it’s raining heavily or DC public schools are closed or open late due to weather.