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Riverbend / Great Falls Hike

Date(s):

Friday, January 4, 2019 8:30 am  - 1:00 pm

Overview:

Enjoy hiking through history and nature along the Potomac Heritage and various other trails in Riverbend and Great Falls Parks with the Sierra Club.

Enjoy hiking through history and nature along the Potomac Heritage and various other trails in Riverbend and Great Falls Parks. We'll do some easy climbs over rocks while enjoying the forest, river and two nature centers at adjacent county and national parks. See the remains of the first private Canal meant to open up the west before the C&O was built on the Maryland side. A trolley line ran all the way from Rosslyn to an amusement park where National Park picnic grounds now stand. Approximately 12 miles and 1.300 elevation gain. Meet behind the Riverbend Park Visitor Center at 9:30AM, 8700 Potomac Hills St. Great Falls, VA. Leader: Michael Fischetti, 571-442-3655.

Level: Moderate

Cost: No park entry fee at Riverbend but a $2.00 donation is requested..

Bring: Bring water, a snack or lunch and dress warm.

Location:

Great Falls National Park
Riverbend Park
Riverbend Park
8700 Potomac Hills St
Great Falls, VA 22066
(703) 285-2965 (703) 759-9018

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