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Hike along the Original SE DC Borders

Saturday, November 23– DC Border Hike

This is an easy level hike exploring some of the border markers of the District of Columbia. Join us as we continue our journey along the oldest federal monument of the DC boundary
markers as we walk along some of the SE sections of the original boundary of the Nation’s Capital.  

We will depart from the parking area and walk through the urban neighborhoods of DC.  This is a 6-7 mile urban walk along paved footing from 10AM – 1PM.

The meeting location for this program is in the parking area of the Temples Hills Skate Palace at 10AM

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WHAT TO WEAR:

* Comfortable, well-broken-in, sturdy walking shoes or ankle-high boots.

* Protective clothing should include:

  - Long comfortable loose fitting pants  

  - A cotton blend shirt provides for better perspiration and comfort 

 
- Dress in layers for warmth and comfort 


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WHAT TO BRING:

* Water canteen or bottle filled with water (at least 1 quart, bring what you
feel you can carry or need to drink)

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WHERE TO MEET:

Meet in the parking area of Temples Hills Skate Palace (it is located across from
the Metro entrance and you will need to drive up the hill to see the location).

3132 Branch Ave
Temple Hills, MD[masked]

Be onsite by 9:45AM to sign-in.  We will begin the program promptly at 10AM, so please be on time.  


 

 



 




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  • Thomas

    Great urban hike experience and history lesson. Who knew DC had border markers laid out within 20 years after the American Revolution?!

    November 23, 2013

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