Blockhouse Point Park in Potomac

3This week’s hike will be at the Blockhouse Point Park in Potomac, Maryland.  We will meet at 9:00 AM in one of the parking areas along Pennyfield Lock Road.

The address is: 12100 Pennyfield Lock Rd, Potomac, Maryland 20854.  There is no structure associated with this address so the GPS should bring you to the proximity of our meeting point.  Drive to the end of the Pennyfield Lock Road and turn left until you see the group.  We will cross the Canal at Pennyfield Lock (Lock 22) to start our hike.
Direction:  Follow River Road West from I-495 toward Potomac, Maryland. Pass town of Potomac and Falls Road and continue west to Pennyfield Lock Rd. Turn left (south) on Pennyfield Lock Rd. and follow until it dead ends into the C&O Canal. Turn left and park in an area with the rest of the group.

The hike will be about 6 to 7 miles and will last around 3.5 to 4 hours.  The length and duration may vary depending on which trails we choose to hike.

Weather forecast calls for a sunny day with highs around 58 degrees.

Please bring water and snack.  For questions and carpool arrangement call Masood Shoyooee at 240-401-8979.

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