Walk Saturday 6/4/05 C & O Canal, Md
- Notice!! New Time to meet. "8:00 AM"
Don't miss this one. Summer walks on the C & O Canal are great. Lunch will
be at a local Deli - Great - Outdoor tables.
The Group will meet at the Old Parole Shopping Center(now a Green Grass
Field). We will leave from the Rear of the Sun Trust Bank(Sailboat Bank) at
8:00 AM. See you there,
City and State: C & O Canal - 1 MD
Host Club: Maryland Volkssport Assn.
Distance and Trail Rating: 11-21KM 2
Start Point Address: Each YRE has up to five possible start locations.
Directions to each appropriate start point will be sent to each walker when
they register. Registration is by mail or email only through the POC.
Event Description: Trails are rated 1+ and are not suitable for
wheelchairs. Strollers may have difficulty with stretches of rough or uneven
surfaces. The trail is mostly natural surface which may be affected by the
weather. The trail is entirely along the natural surface paths of the C&O
Contact: Skip Magee , (301 ) 249 - 5607
Event Website: www.mdvolks.org/cocanal.htm
E-Mail Contact: magee@...
Awards and Fees:
Directions to each appropriate start point will be sent to each walker
when they register.
11K Out and Back from Carderock to Great Falls features beautiful
river vistas, 6 locks, the famous Great falls Tavern and a NPS visitors
center. Segment 1, 17K, from Georgetown to Carderock features the Georgetown
Visitors center, 14 locks, and an operational canal boat (in season).
Segment 2, 19K, from Carderock to Seneca Aqueduct features Great Falls
Tavern, 10 locks and Seneca Creek Aqueduct. Segment 3, 21K, from Seneca to
Whites Ferry features the last active ferry on the Potomac and the Seneca
Aqueduct. Segment 4, 14K, from Whites Ferry to Nolands Ferry features the
spectacular seven arch, 560 foot Monocacy Aqueduct. All segments feature
abundant wildlife and wonderful scenery.
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