DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & 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. Contact Robin for more details and to sign up.
WHERE: Gathland State Park- Appalachian Trail access
NEAREST ADDRESS: 900 Arnoldstown Road Jefferson , MD
Gathland State Park- Appalachian Trail access 900 Arnoldstown Road Jefferson , MD
From Frederick, MD take US 340 W about 7.5 miles to MD 17 North to Burckitsville. Turn left on W. Main Street which becomes Gapland Road to Arnoldstown Road. Turn left about 0.2 miles to Gathland State Park.
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