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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Grantsville, MD
Event Name: New Germany State Park
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108940 2018/Y0467
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10K - 3C
Description: Daily 8am-dusk. Pets are allowed in park. Park entrance fees are imposed only from Memorial Day to Labor Day PLUS cross-country ski-able weekends in the cold months. The new fees are as follows, and are per person not per vehicle: $2 per Maryland resident, $4 per non-Maryland resident, $0 per Golden Age Pass holder. Free for everyone the rest of the year.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Points of Reference, Walking the USA A - Z
Start Times: Dawn to Dusk
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY (www.cva4u.org) START: New Germany State Park
Start Point / Driving Directions: REGISTRATION: Please use the online start box provided by the California Volkssport Association website (www.cva4u.org). Follow the left side link, 'Online Start Box', and the instructions provided to sign a waiver and register for this event. Payments for event credit and directions use Paypal. The directions and insert cards are PDFs that you can download and print as needed. The POC does not provide event directions or accept alternate payment methods. The entire online process should take less than 10 minutes for a first time user.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: PPSF Trail is rated 3 with some hills. It is on natural trail along a stream through a hemlock forest; some foot bridges. Birders can see a variety of species here. Rhodendron line the banks of Poplar "Lick" and are spectacular in bloom from the end of June through mid-July. Restrooms and water available near the start point but not along the trail.
Host Club: Maryland Volkssport Assn.
Contact: Robert Schmick (410) 960-6226
Website: www.mdvolks.org/
E-Mail Contact: marktim@erols.com