11710 MacArthur Boulevard, Potomac, MD
No family in town for Christmas?
Don't spend Christmas Day alone!
Please join members of the Fairlington Social Club on Christmas Day, Sunday December 25, 2016, at 8:00 AM for a Christmas Day Breakfast with Santa at Bob at Bob & Edith's Diner followed by a Christmas Day hike of the Billy Goat Trail Hike at 10:30 AM.
Bob & Edith's Diner is located at 2310 Columbia Pike, Arlington, Virginia 22204.
We will meet for breakfast at Bob & Edith's in Arlington at 8:00 AM.
After breakfast, we will then drive up to Great Falls for the hike at 10:30 AM.
We will meet across from the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center restrooms near the park bench at 10:30 AM to begin the hike.
Look for the FSC meetup sign in order to find the group.
It is about a 30 minute drive from Arlington to the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center.
This hike is about 4 miles in length and will take about 2 hours to complete.
Driving on Interstate 495, cross into Maryland over the American Legion Bridge (beltway inner loop) and take exit 41 (Clara Barton Parkway) Westbound, left at fork. Follow Clara Barton to the end. At the stop sign, turn left onto MacArthur Boulevard. Follow MacArthur Blvd approximately 3.5 miles into the park. MacArthur Boulevard ends at the park entrance.
The National Park Service charges $10 per vehicle entrance fee to the park. As this is the Christmas Day holiday, there may be no one at the entrance booth to collect the fee.
You will be back to Arlington in time to get a shower and attend any other Christmas Day activities you may have planed.