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Hiking Meadowlark Gardens and Wolf Trap National Park

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Aug 20 8:30AM - 12:30PM

Enjoy a summer celebration by hiking through Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park and Wolf Trap National Park in nearby Northern Virginia.Our two parkhike begins at Wolf Trap Farm Park, where we will hike for 2.5 miles on the Wolf Trap Trail. Constructed by volunteers from the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, this beautifully wooded trail goes through woods and hills and along Wolf Trap Creek below the performing arts center. After hiking atWolf Trap, we will drive to Meadowlark Gardens. After stopping at the visitor center and payingthe entrance fee ($2.50-$5), we will hikefor 2.5 miles past beautifully landscaped gardens, ponds, and only the second Korean Bell Garden in the nation. Total hiking distance for both parks is 5miles over flat to rolling terrain. After the hike, the legendary Beach Boys will be performing at the Wolf Trap Feline Center. Please meet at 8:30 AM at Wolf Trap's lower parking lot on the west side of Trap Road. Come out and enjoy a day under the sun! Leader: Glenn Gillis 571/217-4477.

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