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6-8M Winter Shorter Hike Series: Ft. Marcy to Turkey Run: Out & Back

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  • This is our winter shorter local hike series. We want stay active, fit and healthy.

    This out and back trail is along the beautiful Potomac River. The route offers river views, wild life, rolling hills and some creek crossing. 

    Total miles: 6-8M

    Shorter/Bailout: Any time turn back since it's an Out n Back Route.

    Elevation: 800+/-

    Terrence: Some of the section is rocky, muddy. 

    Please wear sturdy boots and gloves, dress in layers.

    Here is the link:

    http://www.nps.gov/pohe/planyourvisit/upload/PHT_GWMP_map_MAR2009_printable.pdf

    Turkey park page: 

    http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/turkeyrun.htm

    Here is the Turkey Run Park map: http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/loader.cfm?csModule=security/getfile&pageid=190609

    These photos were taken from last year winter hike at the same route. 

    I was at the one of the creek crossings in front of the little frozen water fall. 

    Sunset view near Roosevelt Island bridge:

    Car pool: please use comment area to coordinate. You are responsible of finding a ride or your way from metro to get to the trailhead.

    Trailhead: Fort Marcy Park. Free parking

    GPS:[masked], -77.125341. Please access it from GW PKWY North bound.

    Drivers can only reach the trailhead from the northbound lanes of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. 

    Hike starts at the trail head at 9:00am. 

    Nearest metro: Roslyn metro.

    Carpool: Roosevelt Island at 8:40am. Please comment if you need a ride. Suggested Mins carpool fees: $1/pp

    Click more carpool locations, address & suggested carpool fees inform

    This is FYI only. You are responsible for finding your own ride. 

    Please secure your ride by posting your comments and coordinate among yourselves. *If you can offer a ride: From where and how many you can take. *If you need a ride: From where or which carpool location.

    ***What to pack for a day hike: 10 Essentials. Click for more details.

    ****Outdoor EthicsLeave No Trace 7 Principles; Hiking Etiquette.

    Click Here to read the full Club Liability Waiver Terms

    ****Click: HIKE SAFE: ITS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY****

    You are solely responsible for your wellness while participating in any DC-HBC events. You agree that you will NOT hold any one in the group and in the event responsible for any injuries, mishaps, or any other situation that may happen at a planned event.

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  • Lizi B

    Sounds great but I'll be out of town. Happy holidays to you all :)

    November 15

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