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You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

Pax River Canoe Cleanup


The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Patuxent River Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 4 2009  8:30 am
Registration Opens: Wed, Mar 18 2009 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Apr 1 2009 12:59 pm
Event Duration:8.5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Organizer(s):
Saki Saki
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 0 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
http://saki.iwarp.com/paxCleanup2009.html

Required Items to Bring:
Hard-soled close-toed shoes. Tall rubber rain boots or waders are ideal. Expect to sink down in mud to your knees...maybe further. You can find tall rubber boots at Bass Pro Shop for $17. Southern States probably sells them for cheaper. Just enter your zip code on their website to find a store nearest you
Long sleeved shirt, preferably something thick to protect you from getting scratched by vegetation or trash
Long trousers
Lunch
Water bottle
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Eye protection. It is amazingly easy to get your eye poked by vegetation
Sun protection (hat and/or sunscreen). It may be early April but if you haven't been getting sun throughout the winter, it is likely you will burn since we'll be working for sever

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Patuxent River Park
16000 Croom Airport Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772-8395
Park phone: 301-627-6074

Directions from Baltimore (about 70 minutes):
From where highway 97 and the Baltimore beltway (highway 695) meet, start by taking highway 97 south. Follow for 9.8 miles.
Take exit 7, route 32 west/route 3 south toward Bowie and Odenton. Follow for a half mile.
Merge onto Crain Highway (route 3) heading south. Follow for 21 miles. The road will eventually turn into route 301.
After crossing Pennsylvania Avenue (route 4), continue for another 1.6 miles and turn left (south) onto Croom Station Road. Follow for 1.6 miles.
Turn left (southeast) onto Croom Road (route 382). Follow for 1.5 miles.
Turn left (east) onto Croom Airport Road. Follow for 2 miles.
To get to the park office or Jackson's Landing, turn left on Park Entrance Road (look for sign) and follow for 1.4 miles to end.

Directions from Washington D.C. (about 45 minutes):
From where Pennsylvania Avenue (route 4) and the Washington D.C. beltway (highway 495) meet at exit 11A, take route 4 east towards Upper Marlboro. Follow for 6.5 miles.
Take the Old Crain Highway ramp towards Crain Highway (route 301). Follow for only a tenth of a mile.
Turn left (east) onto Croom Station Road. Follow for 2.5 miles.
Turn left (southeast) onto Croom Road (route 382). Follow for 1.5 miles.
Turn left (east) onto Croom Airport Road. Follow for 2 miles.
To get to the park office or Jackson's Landing, turn left on Park Entrance Road (look for sign) and follow for 1.4 miles to end.

Notes:
- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in MOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Send them to safety@mdoutdoorclub.com.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Amy Lipsius, at content@mdoutdoorclub.com.


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