Cool down with a leisurely 2 hour walk in the middle of the river, through the Middle Patuxent Environmental Area. Wear appropriate footwear like old sneakers, and be prepared to get wet. Optional restaurant lunch afterwards, so bring a change of clothes. Meet at 10am, 0.8 mile south of Rt. 108 on Trotter Road, at the MPEA parking lot on the left (east). Please bring water and snacks.
Sunday July 17th:
Splash hike at Patuxent river in Savage Park Laurel.
Date/time: Sunday July 17th 10 am
Duration: 3 hrs.
Address: 9271 Vollmerhausen road Laurel MD
3 hour walk in the middle of the river. Wear appropriate footwear like old sneakers, and be prepared to get wet. Optional restaurant lunch afterwards. Please bring a change of clothes, water and snacks.
Sunday July 24th.
White Oak Canyon in Shenandoah VA,
Date/time: July 24 *(7 am at carpool place)
Duration: 8-9 miles, 4 hours and 30 minutes
* The designated carpool place is at Capital Beltway 495 and route 193 West, towards Great Falls. On 495 take exit 44 toward 193 (Langley Great Falls), at the traffic light turn right and stay on the shoulder until all the participants arrive. Please bring, water, snacks and lunch.
Sunday July 31st:
A day trip to visit Barnes Museum in Philadelphia.
Date/time: July 31st 8 am *(carpool)
address: 2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy Philadelphia PA. 19130
Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia has a very valuable collection of Impressionist and post Impressionist paintings of well known artists like Van Gogh, Lautrec, Cezan, Renoir, Matisse and many more.
Our hike for this Sunday July 3rd, will be Maryland Heights, in Harpers Ferry WV.Time/Date: 9 am July 3rdAddress: 799 Washington St, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425Duration: 7-8 miles 4-41/2 hrs.Leader: Hessam DahiPlease bring water/snacks. The weather forecast calls for a cloudy day with the temperature in the high 82 degree.For carpooling and questions, please contact, Hessam Dahi (301)318-6243.
Hiking group guided by such a devoted guides(Mr Dahi, Mr. Shoyooee, Mr. Mo, Nahid Khanoom and all other dear friends) have kept all the social gatherings really fun.
From 495 take exit 43-44 for VA-193/George Washington Memorial Parkway/Georgetown Pike toward Great FallsVirginia/
Address: 10801 MacArthur Blvd, Potomac, MD 20854
Meeting Location: Parking Lot across from Old Angler’s Inn
Duration: about 3 hours
Weather Forecast: it is expected to be a sunny day with 39-50 degrees.
Please bring water and snack.
Direction: Follow River Road West from I-495 toward Potomac, Maryland. Pass the 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 is about 8 miles and will last around 4 hours with much of it along the tow path but with some uphills. Weather forecast calls for a sunny day with highs around 65 degrees.
Please bring water and snack and meet us at 9:00 AM at the starting point. For questions and carpooling information please call Masood Shoyooee at 240-401-8979.
Location: 7901Comus Road, Dickerson , MD 20842
Weather: 35% to 60% chance of precipitation and high temperature around 65 degrees