The Appalachian Trail crossing Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania features historic Civil War sights and panoramic views of mountains and valleys; trip leaders will interpret points of interest. Hike leaders keep a moderate pace. Earn a certificate and patch by hiking each of the seven sections in the Maryland Appalachian Trail series at least once within a 3-year period. Earn a 100-mile certificate and patch by hiking additional miles on the Pennsylvania and Virginia sections of the Appalachian Trail. Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Participants should be in good shape, have good balance and depth perception to be able to hike two miles over rocky hills without a break and the ability to complete the distance indicated. Fee includes van or school bus transportation from the Park & Ride lot at the intersection of Rte. 100 and Long Gate Pkwy, Ellicott City. MD AT Section #4, Rte. 40 to Reno Monument: Cross the backpacker's bridge over I-70 and hike through the rolling forest to the Washington Monument. Moderate terrain: 6.5 miles.
Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Detailed info will be emailed.
Long Gate Park & Ride at Long Gate Park & Ride
Howard County Goverment