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Hiking Glen Echo and the C&O Canal

  • Apr 13, 2014 · 9:30 AM

EASY: Enjoy a April morning walk on the C&O Canal. From Glen Echo Park, we will hike west on the C&O Canal to the Potomac Conservancy's River Center at Lockhouse 8. After visiting the Potomac Center, our return brings us back down the C&O Canal towpath past the Cabin John Aqueduct. Total distance: 4 miles. After the hike, enjoy the sights and sounds of Glen Echo Park. Once a legendary amusement park, Glen Echo is now a major arts and special events center. Nearby is the home of American Red Cross founder Clara Barton. This remarkable women's home is preserved as a national historic site. 

Where to Meet: Meet at 9:30 AM at the parking lot of Glen Echo Park near MacArthur Boulevard.

Leaders: Carol Ivory, Christine Ford, and Glenn Gillis 571/[masked] cell.

photo by: https://www.flickr.com/photos/trailvoice/4684993923/sizes/l

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  • Mike

    Many thanks to Glenn, Carol, & Christine for perfect weather and a great hike. See www.goo.gl/ORHH4o for photo album of the hike.

    1 · April 14, 2014

  • Liz G.

    Lots of turtles and wildflowers!!

    April 13, 2014

  • Alex G.

    Very good day for a walk. Glen Echo is such a treasure to see

    April 13, 2014

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