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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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  • John Y.

    Great hike, I found my groove today and enjoyed the company.

    April 24, 2013

  • Rick S

    Great hike didn't know if Katie was going golfing to a ball game or hiking lol had a good pace

    1 · April 23, 2013

    • Katie

      hey, I am well rounded!! lol

      April 23, 2013

  • Katie

    Great hike and excellent company!! (loved the pace too, thank you John)

    April 23, 2013

  • Randy

    Great hike. Thanks John. Somehow I didn't even go according to this. 5 stars.

    April 23, 2013

  • Bob L.

    I'm sorry I must cancel - it will surely be a wonderful hike. Hope to see you all soon.

    April 23, 2013

  • Susan C.

    John - when did you say you would possibly start early evening hikes?

    April 19, 2013

  • Susan C.

    I meant to say I'm working in the morning and not able hike :-( !!

    April 19, 2013

  • Susan C.

    You know me , working girl!

    April 19, 2013

  • Terri

    Sorry must cancel will be in the NC

    April 4, 2013

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