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Hiking in the Potomac Gorge with The Nature Conservancy

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center, 11710 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac, MD 20854
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 13 2012  9:30 am
Registration Opens: Sat, Oct 13 2012 12:30 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Oct 13 2012 12:31 pm
Event Duration:3 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Organizer(s):
Amy K
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Member Cost:$10.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

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


Note:  This is not being run by a MOC hike leader, but by the Nature Conservancy.  We are simply advertising the hike for interested MOC members. Please follow the instructions below and show up at the location included to join their group.  There is no need to RSVP on our website - do NOT sign up on the wait list!!

Join The Nature Conservancy on Saturday, October 13th for a fun field trip to the Potomac Gorge in Great Falls, MD, where you will learn about the beauty and importance of the Potomac River and Potomac Gorge, one of the most biologically rich natural areas in the Eastern United States.  We will meet at 9:30 at the Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center, and spend a few hours experiencing Great Falls, Bear Island, and the upper portion of the Billy Goat Trail. Enjoy this outing at a perfect time of year, learn about the vital importance of the Potomac to our region, and enjoy the beauty of this natural monument in the shadow of our national monuments.  $10/person. Lunch will be provided.

Space is limited! To register for this tour contact:

Kate Arion

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Great Falls Visitor Center

11710 MacArthur Blvd,

Potomac, MD 20854

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Member Cost:$10.00/Person
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the MOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!