Biking (organized and led by Faranak khanom): A bike ride in paved Mount Vernon trail, starting at 8:30 AM. Nearly 18 miles long (two ways: 36 miles), the Mount Vernon Trail follows the Potomac’s Virginia shoreline from Theodore Roosevelt Island to George Washington’s Estate located at Mount Vernon.
Hiking (organized and led by Nahid khanom Moradi):
Hiking will also start at 8:30 AM. Walkers will follow the same paved path as bikers. It will be paced at the pleasure of the group with a designated time for return to the parking area.Theodore Roosevelt Island is located just across the Potomac River from downtown Washington DC. It is only accessible from the northbound side of the George Washington Parkway. After Memorial Bridge follow the sign to turn right into the parking lot.Please bring water, snack, and lunch. For any questions or carpooling please contact Masood Shoyooee 240-401-8979 or Hessam Dahi 301-318-6243.
For further information about the group, please visit www.koohodashthiking.com.
See you on Sunday.