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Dates: 10/26/2019 - 10/26/2019
City / State: Darlington, MD
Event Name: Conowingo Dam
Event Type: Walk
Event ID: 113769 
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5k/10k/20k - 1B
Description: The event is an "out and back" on the old Philadelphia Electric Rail Trail along the Susquehanna River. This railroad operated in the 1920's from Havre de Grace to the Conowingo dam site.
Amenities: Strollers: medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Bridges - Spanning the USA
Start Times: 8 AM to 12 PM. Complete the walk by 3 PM.
Location: Fisherman's Pavilion, Conowingo Dam, Darlington, MD
Start Point / Driving Directions: Take Exit 77 from I-95 and follow MD Rte 24 north toward Bel Air. It transitions into US Rte 1 about 7 miles from I-95. At just over 21 miles from I-95, before crossing the Susquehanna River, turn right off US Rte 1 onto Shuresville Rd. After about 3/4 mile, turn left onto Shures Landing. Follow this road to its end and park in the north end of the parking lot (about 1 mile). The start / finish location will be in the fisherman's pavilion at the dam.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The area below the dam is excellent for bird-watching. Bald eagles, great blue herons, and vultures live here year round.
Host Club: Baltimore Walking Club
Contact: James B Farley (410) 638-7043
Website: www.baltimorewalkingclub.com
E-Mail Contact: farleyfam@comcast.net