Event Category: Hike
Start Date: Wednesday, 8/14/2019
Start Time: 8:30 AM
Contact: Duncan Thompson
Description: Wednesday’s hike will be about rugged 8-10 miles in the City of Frederick Watershed in Maryland. Haven't done this in a while but we can't get too lost.
Meet at Carderock or W& OD parking in Sterling.at 7:30am. Meet at trailhead at 8:40.
For Carderock: take Beltway exit 41 (first or last exit in Maryland) go west and at the exit for Naval Surface Weapons cross over the road and go down under the C&O Canal. Parking lot is slightly to right of "T" after canal.)
For W&OD parking:
On Va-28 from the Dulles Toll Road go west on Waxpool Road (left exit) and turn right on Pacific Blvd. Parking will be on left after bridge. On Va-28 from Va-7 take Nokes Blvd west and turn left on Pacific Blvd. Parking will be on right just before bridge.
From Carderock take I-270 north to US-15 near Frederick.
From W&OD take VA-28 north to VA-7. VA-7 west to US-15 to Frederick.
Take US-15 north for a short distance to US-40 west.
Take US-40 west, going right at a major fork (left leads to I-70).
Gambrill Park road will come in from the right.
Follow Gambrill Park road for about 5 miles
Turn right on Hamburg Road (first road on right).
Go about 2/3 of a mile and turn left on gravel road.
In about 0.7 mile there will be a yellow gate on left.
Just past that will be parking on right.