Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society
We will visit another upland terrace-gravel forest. This is Mt. Hamilton inside the National Arboretum. We will also explore other natural areas of the Arboretum.
Leaders: Mary Pat Rowan and David Culp
Notes: Easy to moderate walk.
Cancellation Policy: Cancelled if pouring rain. Call Mary Pat before 9 am on Sunday if you have concerns about whether the trip is cancelled due to weather.
Directions: From Northwest Washington - Follow New York Avenue east to the intersection of Bladensburg Road. Turn right (south) onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates.
From the Maryland suburbs - Take the Capital Beltway (I 495/I 95) to exit 22B (Baltimore Washington Parkway) towards Washington. Follow the Baltimore Washington Parkway approximately 7 miles to Route 50 West (New York Avenue). Once on Route 50 get in your left lane. You will approach the intersection of Bladensburg Road where only the two left lanes turn onto Bladensburg Road. Make the left onto Bladensburg Road and go 4 blocks to R Street. Make a left on R Street and continue 2 blocks to the Arboretum gates.
We will meet in the R Street parking lot.