EVENT

WHEN:
DATE: 05/11/2024-05/12/2024
TIME: All Day (prompt start, estimated end)
MILEAGE: 11-13 miles


DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water!  Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, and carpooling directions.)

This will be an easy 12-mile shuttle hike along the AT in Maryland. Beginning at Gathland State Park we’ll hike about 7 miles the first day and stop for the night at the Dalgren Backpacker’s Camp. The second day we’ll do about 5 miles and finish in Washington Monument State Park where the first completed monument to George Washington is located. Along the way we’ll pass another historic structure: Dahlgren Chapel. Driving distance from N. Wilmington is about 140 miles and takes approx. 3 hours. We drive to Washington Monument State Park (6620 Zittlestown Rd., Middletown, MD 21769; 39.497281, -77.619304), then we shuttle over to Gathland State Park and begin the hike there. Contact Robin for more details and to sign up.

LOCATION

WHERE:
Washington Monument State Park, MD

NEAREST ADDRESS:
6620 Zittlestown Road
Middletown,  MD 21769

EXACT COORDINATES:
39.497281, -77.619304

ONLINE DIRECTIONS:
Google Mapping

PARKING FEE:
No

RESTROOM AVAILABLE:
Yes

WEB PAGE
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WRITTEN DIRECTIONS:
From the entrance ramp from US 202 S to I-95 S:   Head south toward I-95 S in Wilmington  76.9 mi Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 49B for I-695 W toward I-70 W/Towson, Merge onto I-695 N  4.7 mi   Take exit 16-16A-16B to merge onto I-70 W toward Frederick  49.8 mi Take exit 42 toward Myersville  0.3 mi Take Monument Rd to Zittlestown Rd  4.4 mi Turn right into Washington Monument SP  & stay right for parking


LOCATION NOTES:

OTHER

FUTURE HERE:
Backpacking Gathland SP to Washington Monument SP, MD - 05/11/2024-05/12/2024 - All Day
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