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Cave Exploration

Saturday, March 16, 2019 @ 1:00 PM (EDT)
Catoctin Creek Park 2929 Sumantown Road MiddletownMD  21769
Saturday, March 16, 2019 @ 1:00 PM (EDT)
Catoctin Creek Park 2929 Sumantown Road MiddletownMD  21769

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Join our experienced naturalist John Powers for a sneak peek at one of our local caves. Learn about the local geology and history of this hidden wonder. Participants will meet onsite. Please remember to bring: a water bottle, wear long pants, and be prepared to get a little dirty. Also wear athletic, walking, or hiking shoes (no sandals!) Helmets and lights provided. Cave tour (30-40 minutes) is mostly walking and stooping. Cave temp is 54 degrees. Trip will include a 3 mile round-trip hike along the C&O Canal. Participants under age 16 must be accompanied by a registered parent or guardian. The class may be postponed if inclement weather is forecast.


MEETING LOCATION: Dam #4 Parking area, Downsville, MD. Go West on I-70 to Hagerstown, Take Exit 28, Rt 632 Downsville Pike South for 5.1 miles. At Downsville, continue straight through the intersection. The road becomes Dam# 4 Rd. Continue on Dam #4 Rd for approx 1.8 miles to a small parking area at Dam #4.

Activity Secondary Category

Outdoor

Location

CCNC Outreach at Catoctin Creek Park

Organizer Info

  • Parks & Recreation

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Catoctin Creek Park 2929 Sumantown Road MiddletownMD  21769
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