C&O Canal Towpath - Great Falls Area hike

C&O Canal Towpath - Great Falls Area
Let's take a hike along the scenic Potomac at the Great Falls Park, MD. The total distance of the hike will be about 6 miles; the trail is a hard-pack natural surface. This walk offers excellent views of the Potomac River and Great Falls as well as some history of the C & O Canal. We'll meet at the parking lot across from Old Angler's Inn (10801 MacArthur Blvd Potomac, MD 20854) and head north up to the Great Falls Visitors Center. There are several parking areas along the dirt road. We can meet at the end of the parking area near the bridge near the trail.

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  • Natalia

    Terry, so sorry you missed us and walk alone. I hope you will join us next time.

    March 10, 2013

  • Terry S.

    Natalia,
    I tried to meet up with your group. I did not get there till 2:30 and some how we must have passed each other without knowing it. It was a nice day for a hike. I enjoyed it even though I was by myself.

    March 10, 2013

  • Bruce

    No parking available. I think everyone in DC came to Great Falls today.

    March 10, 2013

  • Dan

    My guest is my little dog. We will walk as far as she can

    March 10, 2013

  • wendy

    I will meet
    Natali at starbucks

    March 10, 2013

  • tammy

    Sounds good. If you're stayingon the tow path it's about 4 miles. I'll probably come unless I get involved in something else. I was thinking it was in the am but afternoon may work.

    March 10, 2013

  • Tammy

    See you @ Starbucks @ 1:45. Special thanks to Natalia for being such a good organizer!

    March 10, 2013

  • Natalia

    Ok guys, Liz, Laura, Marylou, Kathy, John are going to meet me at Starbucks at Potomac village shopping center at 1:45pm.Let me know if I missed someone. The weather is great, looking forward for tomorrow's hike.

    1 · March 9, 2013

  • Angie W

    Afraid I have to cancel but plan on me joining another time

    March 9, 2013

  • Rici

    Hoping to do this walk in the morning instead of the afternoon.

    March 9, 2013

  • Shmuel

    Have fun, I hike at the same time in Rachel Carson near Olney with Mid Atlantic. (It's full.)

    http://www.midatlantichiking.com/events/96611512/

    March 9, 2013

  • Liz

    Hi Natalia, I will meet you at the starbucks on Sunday. See you then, Liz

    March 8, 2013

  • Natalia

    Please remember about Daylight Saving time on Sunday!

    Also, I am going to meet few people near Starbucks at Potomac village shopping center at 1:45pm and then we will drive together to the location. Please let me know who wants to meet at Starbucks at Potomac. The address is potomac village shopping center
    10116 River Road,
    Unit A Potomac, MD


    directions: From 270 S
    At exit 5, take ramp right for MD-189 South toward Potomac

    Keep straight onto MD-189 / Falls Rd (4.3 ml) Turn left onto MD-190 / River Road Arrive at 10116 River Rd, Potomac, MD 20854

    March 8, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    out of town

    March 7, 2013

  • Angie W

    I will be attending. This will be my first . See you there!

    March 6, 2013

  • Susan

    sounds wonderful thank you for hosting this , Natalia! See you then.

    March 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I am bringing a friend. Her name is Laura.

    March 4, 2013

  • Liz

    I may bring my Husband

    March 4, 2013

  • Natalia

    Send me email if you want to have my cell number in case if you cannot find us

    March 3, 2013

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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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