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Dates: 1/1/2020 - 12/31/2020
Event Status: TEMPORARILY CLOSED - The Senior Center that hosts the start box has temporarily closed to visitors. Please visit the OSB.
City / State: Gaithersburg, MD
Event Name: Seneca Creek State Park
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 114073 2020/Y0339
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5/10/20 km - 2C
Description: Seneca Creek State Park (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 and 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 and natural trails. This trail is rated 2C. 3. Road Trail follows park roads offering scenic views and wildlife sightings without the challenge of the natural wooded trails. (Rating: 2A)
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Daily, dawn to dusk.
Online Start Box and Physical Start Box: WEB REGISTRATION using the AVA Online Start Box (OSB) at https://my.ava.org. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods for online registration. This event also supports a Physical Start Box (PSB) for event registration, payment, and stamping at the location indicated below.
PLEASE do not mix and match between the two registration methods. It will confuse you and the club. Choose one, OSB or PSB, to complete the event.
Location: Sunrise at Montgomery Village
Start Point / Driving Directions: 19310 Club House Rd, Montgomery Village, MD 20886.
Take I-270 to Exit 11 MD-124N (Montgomery Village Ave) toward Gaithersburg.
Take MD-124N approximately 2 miles.
RIGHT on Club House Rd.
Immediate RIGHT into Sunrise parking lot.
Please park away from the entrance in a visitor only space.
Physical Start Box Availability: Sun-Sat 24 hours/day.
Start Box located inside the 1st sliding glass front door....UNDER the bench on right.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: The Seneca Valley Sugarloafers charges all participants over 12 a $3 fee.
RESTROOMS/WATER are available in the park (noted on the instructions). PETS must be leashed. Hiking boots & walking sticks suggested.
Host Club: Seneca Valley Sugarloafers
Contact: Pat King  (See the my.ava.org Event Listing for further contact information.)
Website: sugarloafers.org