Hike: Cat #2 Mountaindale Rd to Hunting Creek
Nov 11 (Saturday)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Long Gate Park & Ride
The The 27-mile Catoctin Trail runs from Gambrill State Park through Frederick City Watershed and ends in Catoctin Mountain Park. Nine miles of the trail crisscrosses through Cunningham Falls State Park. Earn a certificate and patch by hiking each of the four sections of the Catoctin Trail series at least once within a 3-year period. Hike leaders keep a moderate pace and interpret point of interest. 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. CAT section #2: Mountaindale Rd to Hunting Creek. Look for signs of deer and wild turkey along this wooded trail that crosses Steep Creek. Survey the scenery at White Rocks. Moderately difficult terrain: 8.8 miles.
Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769 or www.howardcountymd.gov/trailhikes.
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Howard County Goverment