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after work hike- Middle Patunxet Environmental Area (MPEA)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: MPEA- Columbia/ Clarksville MD
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Jun 26 2014  6:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Jun 9 2014 1:17 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jun 26 2014 1:17 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Event Organizer(s):
Dominic Frasca
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


A short, and (to those in the general Columbia area) local after work hike.  The hike is in two, interconnecting loops, each around 2.5-3 miles in length, so depending on time, and itnerest, the hike may be ~3 miles, or 5 miles, if we do both loops.  The hike itself is from "60 hikes/ 60miles, Baltimore". A description of the park itself:

There are no river crossings, ; howeevr, the ground WILL be wet and boggy. Wear boots. Waterproof/waterresitant boots are recommended..As is bug repellant.

Fido, as long as he/he is leashed, and wll behaved (towards people and other dogs) is welcome. Keep in mind the temperature/ humidity when deciding whether or not to bring your pet

Required Items to Bring:
boots, (ground is nearly always muddy down enar the river) water/snack
Recommended Items to Bring:
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insect repellant

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Directions 695 to I70 W to MD-29 South then onto rte 108 west towards Clarksville Go 5 mi, then turn Left onto Trotter Rd; go 1/2 mi to a gravel parking lot on the left.

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