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Mason-Dixon Line Hike

May 18, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join us for an 8 mile hike starting along the C&O Canal and traversing through back roads along the countryside from Maryland and crossing into Pennsylvania. This is an easy to moderate level hike from the Maryland and Pennsylvania Line in Hancock, MD. This is part of a series of hikes along the Mason-Dixon line in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

We will hike end to end and position cars to transport everyone to the proper location.

* Comfortable, well-broken-in, sturdy walking shoes or ankle-high boots.
* Wear two pairs of socks; first layer is a thin pair that will absorb moisture (liner sock), and the second layer that will add for comfort and keep your foot dry (wool or thicker sock). Bring an extra pair in case you need to refresh
* Protective clothing should include: – A hat or scarf for sun and bug protection/bike helmets for protection on bike-rides – Long comfortable loose fitting pants or shorts with knee socks (for warm weather) – A cotton blend shirt provides for better perspiration and comfort

* Water canteen or bottle filled with water (at least 1 quart, bring what you feel you can carry or need to drink)
* Light snacks such as nuts and fruit are good for energy * You may want to change up into dryer clothes at the end, so bring an extra T-shirt and pair of socks

Where to Meet:
We will meet at the Maryland Western Trail parking area (the first one) in Hancock, MD.
From Interstate 70 going west, take exit 3, rte 144
Make a right turn after coming off the exit.
Travel about a mile and the parking area will be on the left.


May 18, 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Hancock, MD
Western Maryland Rail Trail
Hancock, MD 21750 United States
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