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UPDATE x2:  Due to flooding risk on C&O, hike is POSTPONED from Feb. 6 to Feb. 13.  Full 50 mile Kennedy march still on for Feb. 20.  Details please see www.meetup.com/KennedyMarches/   UPDATE:  Due to snow on the canal, the Feb. 6 hike will be daytime only, 25 miles; the full 50 mile hike will instead be on Feb. 20.  ================================================================== Are you up for a challenge? Join NPS volunteer “Walk On” Ray Smith for the 5th re-creation of the famous 1963 “Kennedy March,” a 50 mile walk from milepost 13 on the C & O Canal Towpath to Harpers Ferry. Walkers will depart the Angler’s parking area at 4:00 am on February 6, 2016, average a minimum of three mph, and finish...
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Join Sierra Club Potomac Region Outings and the Potomac Heritage Trail Association in celebrating National Public Lands Day and the 125th anniversary of Rock Creek Park, with a 10 mile hike along the new Civil War Defense of Washington Trail . A section of the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail, our hike traces Civil War forts from Fort Marcy in Virginia to Fort DeRussey in Rock Creek Park in Washington D.C. Highlights include Fort Marcy, Chain Bridge, C&O Canal, Glover-Archebald Park, Fort Reno, and beautiful Rock Creek Park. At the Rock Creek Nature Center, enjoy special activities planned by the National Park Service in honor of Rock Creek Park's 125th anniversary. The National Park Service will also be providing our hiking...
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UPDATE 5/20  This event has been cancelled.  Join us in Forest Heights on June 13!
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  Come join us for the celebration on May 2.
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HEAR YE HEAR YE!!! I'm pleased to announce that as part of the NVA Trail Fest on May 2 that was announced here, there will be 2 kayak tours that explore sections of Potomac River water trails. Take lots of pics and be prepared to share your experiences with your fellow trail fest attendees! Friday April 17, Whites Ford Regional Park to Algonkian Regional Park (14+ miles). This is a weekday but boy what a perfect day to play hooky from work :-) We'll meet at the gravel lot next to the Algonkian boat launch at 8:00AM. ***NOTE*** - There's nothing of significance water hazard wise in the route but it is a long paddle so be prepared to spend all day...
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