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Dates: 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Gaithersburg, MD
Event Name: Seneca Creek State Park
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 105389 2017/Y0339
Distance - Trail Ratings: Distance 5/10/20 km - 2C
Description: Start Point OPEN 24 hours everyday including Christmas. Seneca Creek State Pk (301-924-2127) daily 8am to sunset April-Oct; 10am to sunset Nov-March. Drive approx 3.25 miles to Park. Directions at beginning of walk instructions. There are three trails. 1: Creek Trail follows scenic Seneca Creek & parts of Clopper Lake, mostly on natural terrain, with a few challenging hills, very scenic with occasional sightings of wildlife. This trail is Rated 2C. 2: Lake Trail goes around Clopper Lake with many scenic sights, wildlife & natural trails. 3: Road Trail follows park roads offering scenic views & wildlife sightings without the challenge of the natural wooded trails. (Rating: 2A)
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: Medium | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Animal Safari, Boardwalks, Bridges - Spanning the USA
Start Times: See Description - Creek/Lake 2C; 5/10k road 2A
Location: Denny's Restaurant
Start Point / Driving Directions: 19290 Montgomery Village Ave, Montgomery Village, MD 20886, restaurant in parking area (301-987-8432). FROM N & S: I-270 Gaithersburg, Exit 11, Rt 124 N, Montgomery Village, CROSS Rt 355 (Frederick), **pass Lakeforest Mall on right. Continue on Rt 124 passing Lake Whetstone on right; left lane; pass Stedwick on left; next traffic signal (Centerway) left to Montgomery Village Center. Left at stop sign, Denny's on left, opposite strip mall. FROM BALTIMORE: I-70 E to Rt 27 S to Damascus, to Rt 355 S. Left on Rt 124 (Montgomery Village). Continue from ** above.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: RESTROOMS/WATER are available at Denny's & in the park (noted on the instructions). PETS must be leashed. Hiking boots & walking sticks suggested.
Host Club: Seneca Valley Sugarloafers
Contact: Maria Inocencio (301) 990-8831
Website: www.sugarloafers.org
E-Mail Contact: None