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Civil War Batteries of Rock Creek Park Hike

Date(s):

Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:00 am  - 12:30 pm

Overview:

Join the National Park Service (NPS) for an exploration of the Defenses of Washington in Rock Creek Park.

The special program will guide visitors through Rock Creek Park to see the remnant earthen batteries (cannon emplacements) that were constructed to support the forts and guard Rock Creek Valley during the Civil War, including recently rediscovered earthworks. The 2.5 mile hike begins at the Rock Creek Park Nature Center and Planetarium. The program is free and open to the public. Hike Level: Moderate (A moderate hike is generally suitable for novice hikers who want a bit of a challenge. The terrain will involve a moderate incline and may have some steeper sections. Generally 3 to 5 mile).

For more information, please visit the CWDW website:
https://www.nps.gov/cwdw/forts-in-the-fall.htm

Location:

Rock Creek Park
5200 Glover St NW
Washington, DC 20015
(202) 895-6070

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