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Hike: Cat #4 Houck Area to Mount Zion Rd

Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 AM (EST)
Co-Ed
Long Gate Park & Ride MEADOWBROOK LN Ellicott CityMD  21043
Saturday, December 7, 2019 @ 8:00 AM (EST)
Co-Ed
Long Gate Park & Ride MEADOWBROOK LN Ellicott CityMD  21043

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Hike: Cat #4 Houck Area to Mount Zion Rd

Dec 07 (Saturday)

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Long Gate Park & Ride

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$17.00

Meeting Dates

Dec 07, 2019

Each Saturday from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

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Description

We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Saturday, December 7, 2019.

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 #4: Houck Area to Mount Zion Rd. Follow the Cunningham Falls State Park trail into the wooded National Park horse trails. Pass hemlock groves, fresh springs and creeks. Enjoy a spectacular lunch-break at the top of the falls. Moderately difficult terrain: 7 miles.


Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769 or www.howardcountymd.gov/trailhikes.

Age Group/Camp

Adult

Location

Long Gate Park & Ride at Long Gate Park & Ride

Organizer Info

  • Howard County Goverment

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