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December Hike

by Patty Brunner last modified Dec 26, 2010 09:31 PM

Come join us on the Mason Dixon Trail southeast of Harrisburg December 29th at 10AM

What Rachel Carson Trail Day Hike Baker Trail
When Dec 29, 2010
from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm
Where Apollo County Park
Address Boyd Road
Brogue PA 17309
Contact Name Patty Brunner
Contact Email
Contact Phone 724-325-3224
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This year's December 29th hike takes us over to the Mason Dixon Trail a little southeast of Harrisburg, PA. This 5.8 mile agressive section of the Mason Dixon Trail follows the Susquehanna River and is just north of the section used for the Susquehanna Super Hike. We will meet at the parking area off Boyd Road in the Apollo County Park just north of the Safe Harbor Dam to set the shuttle at 10AM. We will leave a car and travel about 15-20 minutes to Fishing Creek Road to start the hike back to the car. There are at least 3 stream crossing which I am not sure if there are bridges. The hike will have excellent views, many switch backs, travel along ridges and have many elevation changes through varied woodlands. Be prepared for snow, bring a lunch and plenty of water. For google direction to Boyd road cut and past the following link: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&saddr=39.906411,-76.411328&daddr=&hl=en&geocode=&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=15&sll=39.909374,-76.41326&sspn=0.016064,0.027122&ie=UTF8&z=15

This second map is of Apollo County Park. Boyd road looks like it ends at a parking area; this is our meeting place at 10AM to set a shuttle.
http://yorkcountyparks.org/parkpages/2009maps/2009%20Apollo.pdf

Please call and let me know you are coming. Thanks Patty


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