Hashawha Hike - Approx 4 miles

  • August 6, 2012 · 6:15 PM
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Step off promptly at 6:20pm, Allow up to 2 hours

Park at Green Arrow (Click Here for map)
(John Owings Rd, Left on Rinehart, 2nd right Bear Branch lot)

Dogs YES
Bear Branch Nature Center is located in the rolling hills of northern Carroll County, next to Hashawha Environmental Center with 5+ miles of trails.  Bear Branch Nature Center provides nature study and environmental education to all visitors.  Programs for school groups, youth groups, and for all ages focus on native plant and animal life. 

The Nature Center features a Library Resource Room, Bird Observation Room, Discovery Room, Exhibit Hall with insects, deer, Native Americans, and conservation exhibits, a 40-seat planetarium, and a Nature Gift Shop.  Outside the Center you can enjoy the native plant landscaping, the "Bear Path"--a wheelchair accessible trail, and a large deck overlooking country vista. 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    I very much enjoyed this hike - great group, great scenery!

    August 10, 2012

  • Julie S.

    We were kicking it!

    August 8, 2012

  • Deb W

    Exceptional group of hikers!

    August 7, 2012

  • Anne

    Great hike! I love Hashawha and it was nice to meet new folks as well - a very nice time.

    August 7, 2012

  • Paul S.

    I'd really like to attend this one (Never been there), but I'm afraid too many planets would have to align to get me there on time, Deb, roughly how long would it take to get there from where Marriottsville Road crosses Liberty Road? I'd take Deer Park past Soldiers Delight into Reisterstown.

    August 5, 2012

    • Deb W

      I'm not sure but from Soldiers Delight it would probably be 25 mins to Hashawha, maybe longer in rush hour traffic.

      August 5, 2012

    • Paul S.

      That's kind of what I thought. I don't think I can make that happen tomorrow. Maybe next time.

      August 5, 2012

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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