Event Category: Hike
Start Date: Wednesday, 11/27/2019
Start Time: 12:00 AM
Contact: Margaret Wu, home telephone: 301-299-7454, cell on day of hike: 301-256-8677
The Easy Hikers will hike the Ford Mine Trail (~3 miles) and River Trail (~2 miles, optional) inside the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Historical Park (11710 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854). Bring your park pass or pay entry fee. Ford Mine Trail is over some hills and several narrow stream crossings. River Trail is out and back along the Potomac River. We will meet at 10:15 a.m. at the picnic area adjacent to the snack kiosk. Bathrooms are by the Tavern Visitors' Center near our meeting place. Bring food, water, and your pass. Lunch will be after hiking the Ford Mine Trail. Directions: From the Beltway in Maryland take exit 41 onto MacArthur Blvd. Follow MacArthur approximately 3.5 miles into the park. .