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Day Hike at Little Bennett Park

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Clarksburg, MD
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jan 2 2011  10:00 am  (Carpool Departure: 9:15 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Fri, Dec 17 2010 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Dec 31 2010 12:59 pm
Event Duration:4.5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Organizer(s):
Colin Babb
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:9
Minimum Group Size:6
Number Registered So Far: 8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

This is a moderate loop hike of about 9.1 miles in Little Bennett Regional Park. This park is in the midst of Montgomery County, but is otherwise in its natural state. The terrain is mix of forest, meadows, and rolling hills. After the hike, we'll head to nearby Gaithersburg for a late lunch.

Required Items to Bring:
- Sturdy hiking boots
- Warm clothing
- Water and snacks
- Money for lunch
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:From DC: Head on I-270 N toward Frederick to Exit 18 onto Clarksburg Road. Head north on Clarksburg Road and then immediately take a left at Gateway Center Drive, then turn right to get back onto Clarksburg Road. Continue about 2 miles to the Kingsley parking area on the right (there are three parking areas in quick succession...Kingsley is the third one).
From Baltimore: Take I-70 W toward Frederick, then get off at Exit 68 and turn left onto MD 27 S. Continue .8 mile, then bear right onto Penn Shop Rd. and continue 3 miles. Turn right on Fingerboard Road (MD 80) then immediately turn left onto Clarksburg Road. Continue 5.9 miles to parking area on left (Kingsley parking area).
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 9:15 am
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions

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