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Soapstone Valley Trail Evening Hike

Soapstone Valley Trail Evening Hike
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Washington, DC
Rock Creek Park
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
$7 members, $10 non-members
Level: 3, 4.0 miles

This area was named "Best Place in Rock Creek." This is an evening hike in the middle of the week... why not! A good break from the hectic work week. It descends to a riffling creek, a tributary of Broad Branch that looks positively unpolluted in the right light. The trail follows the creek for a bit and then you cross it by hopping the stones (probably granite, since most of the actual soapstone was quarried out some time ago). You'll crisscross the creek seven or so more times as the valley grows deeper, greener, and more dense. After a last bit of stone-hopping, Soapstone Valley and the
trail ends, spitting you out at Broad Branch Road after a mile-and-a-half.

Registration Deadline: Sunday, June 23, 2013

Please visit our website: to register and pay for this event. Once you register, you will receive trip details and directions to our meeting location. If you have questions about an event and do not yet wish to register, please send an email to [masked].

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  • marilyn

    I think I did this hike about a year ago in the rain. I hope it's sunny this time!

    June 25, 2013

  • Karen

    Loved this hike!

    June 23, 2013

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