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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Columbia, MD
Event Name: King's Contrivance
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 109147 2018/Y0740
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/16 km - 2A
Description: The 10km walk is along sidewalks and pathways in the community of Huntington, with a scenic segment parallel with the Little Patuxent River on the Patuxent Branch Trail with the Historic Truss Bridge. The 16km trail continues on the Patuxent Branch Trail and circles Lake Elkhorn.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA, Take a Walk In a City Park
Start Times: Mon-Sat 6AM - 10PM; Sun 7AM-10PM. Closed Thanksgiv
Location: McDonald's of King's Contrivance
Start Point / Driving Directions: 8600 Guilford Rd, Columbia, MD 21046-2616.
From North, South, and East - from I-95 take exit 38B, (Route 32) west to the second exit (Shaker Drive) and turn right to pass over Rt. 32. Go past two traffic lights and turn left into the King's Contrivance Village Center.
From West - from I-70, take Exit 80 (Route 32) east to Columbia. Exit at Eden Brook Drive (one exit past MD Rt. 29) and turn right onto Old Columbia Road. Turn left at first traffic light, Eden Brook Drive. Continue straight at next traffic light and turn left into the King's Contrivance Village Center. Park in the vicinity of McDonalds. The start box is out on the counter on the left.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: This trail has some segments with moderate inclines more difficult for strollers.
Water and restrooms are available at McDonalds; there are no restrooms or water along the trail.
A 5 km trail is available within the DIckinson neighborhood of Kings Contrivance.
Host Club: Columbia Volksmarch Club
Contact: John Dye (410) 290-6510
Website: www.mdvolks.org/CVC
E-Mail Contact: johndye@comcast.net