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MNPS Field Trip: Gunpowder State Park May Wildflower Hike – Hereford Area

  • 05/18/2013
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Gunpowder State Park, MD
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Sponsoring Organization: MNPS, Natural History Society of Maryland

Leader: Dwight Johnson

Explore late spring wildflowers and heaths on the Gunpowder in Hereford MD - Nodding Trillium, Miterwort, Greek Valerian along with other spring wildflowers. We will explore down stream in the morning and come back for lunch at our cars and then go upstream in the afternoon.

Directions: From the Baltimore Beltway go north on I-83 for 12 miles and take exit 27 onto Mount Carmel Rd. Proceed west for 0.7 miles and make a right at Masemore Rd. and proceed for another 1.5 miles to parking area. The speed limit is posted at 10 miles at the bottom of Masemore Rd. Believe it. There is a very sharp narrow turn at the mill.

Bring: Lunch and water. You can buy lunch at Graul’s Supermarket in the shopping center on Mt. Carmel Rd just east of the exit from I-83.

Registration: required

Contact: Dwight Johnson, 551-486-8518 or dwightmjohnson at

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