nature lovers meetup Message Board › Reminder: Fifth Annual Hike on Sunday June 17
Hi all, The weather this sunday promises to be delightful. If you haven't already, please rsvp for the hike by going to http://www.meetup.com...
Meet at 10 am in parking lot next to indoor ice arena in Wheaton regional park. Directions below.
We having been loving nature for five years now and as usual let us celebrate with a picnic. This year we will start off with a hike and then have a picnic lunch in the Wheaton regional park. The hike will be about six miles, mostly along creeks surrounded by woods that will make you forget that you are in the suburbs. After the picnic we could check out the botanical gardens and other places within the park.
Please bring a picnic lunch, at least one bottle of water and dress appropriately. You can view the map of the trail route here.
Please note that there are lots of side trails, so it is easy to get lost.
Dogs on leash are okay. Only service dogs allowed in botanical gardens.
You can get to the parking lot by public transportation easily. Take the route 9 ride-on bus from Wheaton or silver spring. It will drop you at the Orebaugh ave entrance to the park on Arcola Ave. Walk along the main road past some houses, baseball fields on left, tennis courts on right, and then continue on this road as it turns left in front of ice arena. The parking lot will be on your right.
If driving, follow directions above from the intersection of Arcola Ave and orebaugh ave. GPS coordinates are 39.050351,-77.034194.