It is National Walking Week. Join the club for a Traveling Guided Walk through the NPS' largest forested area in the Greater Washington DC area. Short start window (8:30-9:00am).

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National Walking Day at Prince Wm Forest Park

Traveling Guided Walk

SN: 121484 - 2022

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Join us in the largest forest in the DC area.
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Walk on the Potomac Heritage Scenic Trail
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Walk where George Washington led troops to Yorktown.
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See why #VirginiaIsForWalkingLovers
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when is the event

Previous event - 295 DAYS AGO

Starting Wed, Apr 6th, 2022 for 1 day

Start table open: 08:30 to 9:00 am ONLY

where is the event

Triangle, Virginia

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reasons to do the event

Special programs

Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk

Walking with America's Veterans

CC: Prince William County


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Event comments

TRAVELING GUIDED WALK with a 30-minute start window. Explore a road used by Washington's army with Rochambeau. Pass through an area used to train spies and special operations Army personnel in WWII. Enjoy scenic wooded trails along streams. Watch for pileated woodpeckers and the occasional eagle.

conditions for the event

Rating: 3C, Distance: 5(2C), 6, 11km

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: No

Wheelchairs: No

Event information

TRAVELING GUIDED WALK with a 30-minute start window. It is "National Walking Day." We will walk trails not used for the club's year round event at this location, concentrating on the Rochambeau Road and the Potomac Heritage Trail. Trails are a mix of paved roads and natural surface. Trails that are natural surface may be muddy in spots. Sturdy hiking shoes a must; hiking poles strongly recommended. Insect repellant and sunscreen useful. ENTRANCE FEE: $20/vehicle, valid 7 consecutive days OR National Parks Pass.


how to get to the event

Driving to the start

Park Entrance Road, Triangle, VA (GPS: LAT: 38 33 35 N LONG: 77 20 51 W), (703) 221-7181. From the North on I-95: Exit 150B, bear right on Joplin Rd. (SR-619). Follow signs to Prince William Forest Park. Entrance on right. Just before Visitor Center (VC), turn into parking lot for Pine Grove Picnic Area. Park close to restroom building. From the South on I-95: Exit 150, bear left to Joplin Rd. (SR-619). Left on Joplin, pass under I-95 overpass to Park entrance on right, to Pine Grove Picnic Area. Park entrance fee collected at entrance station or VC (or National Parks Pass).

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event sponsor

Wood and Dale Wanderers (AVA-0306)

Event website: www.walkvirginia.org/woodndale

point of contact

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