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Dates: 4/1/2017 - 12/31/2017
City / State: Quantico, Virginia, VA
Event Name: The Big "Q"
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 107638 2017/Y0707
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5 km / 10 km - 2B
Description: BREAKING NEWS: ON NOVEMBER 16 AND 30 AND DECEMBER 7, MUCH OF LOCUST SHADE PARK WILL BE CLOSED FOR BOWHUNTING. THE PARCOURSE WILL NOT BE ACCESSIBLE, THOUGH THE WALK UP TO THE AMPHITHEATER SHOULD BE. 5K walks Semper Fidelis Memorial Park and then ventures into Locust Shade Park, with an option for those who have trouble with rough trail and hills. 10K continues onto less-improved trails. Best to wear sturdy boots. Carry water! No restrooms on 10K extension.
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: NO | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Amphitheatres, Bridges - Spanning the USA, Honoring Our Flag, Lakes and Reservoirs, Trekking With the Trees, You'll Never Walk Alone
Start Times: 9am - 4:45pm daily except Christmas
Location: National Museum of the Marine Corps. Walk box is at information desk.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 18900 Jefferson Davis Highway, Triangle, VA 22172
From I-95 in Virginia, heading south, take exit 150A to US Route 1. *Turn right (south) about 1/4 mile to museum entrance. From I-95 heading north, take exit 150 to US Route 1 and continue from *. No charge for parking.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: If you have difficulty with rough trail and steep hills, OR if there has been rain, strongly consider walking 5K trail twice. 10K extension has tricky stream crossings on rocks, and streams will swell after rain. Those with strollers should be able to walk the 5K. PETS: On leash. May not enter museum.
Host Club: Wood and Dale Wanderers
Contact: Tim Miner (571) 212-0804
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