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Dates: 1/2/2020 - 12/31/2020
City / State: Chesapeake Beach, MD
Event Name: Boardwalk Views of the Chesapeake Bay
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 114387 2020/Y1087
Distance - Trail Ratings: 5km/10km - 2A
Description: Daily start 6am-6pm. Start box at registration desk. No pets allowed in Chesapeake Beach Resort they are allowed on trails. Owners must clean up after pets. The trail is on roads, sidewalks & boardwalks views of bay on walk. Fee for IVV credit or non-IVV is $3.00. Children 12 and under walk for free (IVV-credit included) courtesy of Freestate Happy Wanderers.
Amenities: Strollers: Medium | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: Ice Cream Parlors, Little Free Libraries, Mayflower - 400th Anniversary Walk, Rockin' Around the Clock
Start Times: 6 AM - 6 PM daily
Location: Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa/ walkbox available at registration desk.
Start Point / Driving Directions: 4165 Mears Ave, 20732. (410) 257-4464. From I-495/I-95 (DC) - Take exit 11, Rt 4 S. Just before Calvert County line, exit right to Rt 260. Proceed to Chesapeake Beach. When Rt 260 intersects Rt 261, at light, turn RIGHT to next traffic light, turn LEFT to Mears. Chesapeake Beach Resort is at the end of the street. Park in the parking garage. PLEASE obey all local parking restrictions. From Baltimore I-695 - Take I-97/Rt 3/Rt 301 corridor S to Rt 4, near Upper Marlboro. Go S on Rt 4 and proceed as above.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Part of the trail is in North Beach and goes by historic homes, antique stores, eateries, marshland, Little Free Library and along a boardwalk. This portion of the walk would be rated 1A. The part in Chesapeake Beach has more hills, including one steep downhill section.
Host Club: Freestate Happy Wanderers
Contact: Bill Hassell  (See the Event Listing for further contact information.)