Morning Hike at Twin Creek - 10 miles - Moderate to Brisk Pace - 3 mph

** Park at the Chamberlain Rd. Parking lot for this hike **

Twin Creek MetroPark Twin Creek MetroPark

This hike will be strenuous.  We start out easy on the Purple loop and then hit the hills, zig-zagging our way through the park to insure you get the full 10 miles!  There are some challenging hills on this hike - both ascents and descents - trekking poles are HIGHLY recommended for this hike.  We will take a short break at the Eby Rd. Shelter about 2/3 of the way through the hike - bring lunch or a snack and plenty of water.  We will see it all on this hike - prairie and meadow, floodplain, Dogwood Pond, ridge top walking, the Hopewell Earthworks, and Camp Hook - the old Boy Scout Camp.  This will be a great FITNESS hike!

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This outstanding natural area contains steep, wooded ravines containing mature forest with a diverse understory plant life, extensive areas of second growth forest, floodplain forest, several large managed grasslands, a large scenic pond, and the beautiful Twin Creek. In addition, the MetroPark contains a winding prehistoric Indian mound and a scenic hilltop vista. The MetroPark is linked by the wooded Twin Creek Corridor that connects it to Germantown MetroPark to the north.

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  • Cindy F.

    We rocked this hike!

    April 15, 2013

  • Terri

    This was an AWESOME HIKE...Plus A Fitness Workout to the Max....My legs and feet are screaming with pain.
    Great Company hiking with Cindy , Rick and a Great Hike Leader-John..Also thanks for all the snacks and leading this hike John!

    April 15, 2013

  • Rick S

    Cindy Teri and John were great allot of funlooking forward to next hike John thanks for snacks

    April 15, 2013

  • Rick S

    Cindy Teri and John were great allot of funlooking forward to next hike John thanks for snacks

    April 15, 2013

  • John Y.

    Now THAT was an AWESOME HIKE!! We hiked some HILLS today, flats, woods, mud, fields, and everything. Someone left a cooler full of snacks, fruit and fresh water for us at the half way point, and many others helped themselves to our stuff! Glad I could help people out! Anyway, we had fun, and Terri and went on for another 2 miles to make just under 12 miles for the day, averaging 3.4 miles per hour pace.......AWESOME! Great company today....

    April 15, 2013

  • Dan

    Cancelling today--schedule change this morning

    April 15, 2013

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