SN: 116849 - 2021 / Y1069

Future event (open Fri, Jan 1st, 2021)

what is the event

American Chestnut Land Trust

Year Round Walk

where is the event

Port Republic, Maryland

The address/location for the physical start box (PSB) is as follows:

American Chestnut Land Trust

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

Future event (not yet open)

From Fri, Jan 1st, 2021 to Dec 31st, 2021

Start box available: dawn to dusk

reasons to do the event

Special programs

This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.

Long description

Daily dawn-dusk. Wet weather will make trail more difficult.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5km, 10km, Rating: 3C

Restrooms: No

Pets: Yes

Strollers: NO

Wheelchairs: NO


Featured are scenic overlooks and several footbridges over small streams. You will also visit the remains of the American Chestnut tree from which the property takes its name, as well as an old family cemetery. The Start Box is located on the porch of the small, wooden building to the right front of the parking area. Also, please sign the Visitor's Log at the ACLT main trail entrance to promote continued funding for the Land Trust. There are no restrooms and no water at the start/finish or along the trail. However, there is a well-maintained privy just a short distance along the trail from the start point. Nevertheless, it is highly recommended that you stop for water and restrooms at one of the establishments along Route 4 in Prince Frederick. The ACLT is in a scenic, rustic area. The trail is on natural surfaces, including steep hills. Fee for IVV credit or non-IVV is $3.00. Children 12 and under walk for free (IVV-credit

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start box

Scientists Cliff Rd., 20676. Capital Beltway (I-495) to Exit 11 (Pennsylvania, Rt 4 S), S on Rt 4 to Prince Frederick (about 35 miles), passing Upper Marlboro, crossing Rt 301 and Patuxent River. Rt 2 joins Rt 4 S of Dunkirk. 4 miles S on Rt 2-4, from intersection with Rt 231 in Prince Frederick. Passing traffic light at Rt 264 (Broomes Island) in Port Republic, turn LEFT to Parker's Creek. Cross Rt 765 (St Leonard), proceed to intersection of Scientists Cliffs and Parker's Creek. RIGHT to Scientists Cliffs, proceed 0.8 miles to American Chestnut Land Trust parking lot on LEFT.

event sponsor

Annapolis Amblers

Event website:

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.