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Hike the Lower Mount Vernon Trail

Date(s):

Saturday, February 8, 2020 9:30 am  - 1:00 pm

Overview:

Join the Sierra Club for a 13.5-mile go at your own pace out-and-back hike on paved surfaces along a tranquil and scenic section of the Potomac River between Mount Vernon and Dyke Marsh with a single loop through Fort Hunt Park.

Eagles and ospreys have been spotted in previous years. If participants are interested, there will be a post-hike stop at the Mount Vernon Shops/Restaurant. Meet at 9:30 am at the NORTHERN end of Mt. Vernons EAST parking lot. Questions? Contact Ellen Hill, [email protected], or Barbara Southworth, [email protected] ODH: Although open to all, this hike is part of a series of Saturday training hikes leading up to the One Day Hike (ODH)100 or 50 km along the C&O Canal on April 18, 2020.

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Ellen Hill
   [email protected]
   (703) 994-9493
Barbara Southworth
   [email protected]
   (703) 772-5401

Location:

Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve
Fort Hunt Park
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Mount Vernon, VA 22121
(703) 286-2500 (703) ‑-2351530

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