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SHARPSBURG, MARYLAND

Biking the C&O Canal Towpath

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Program #13306RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Jun 15, 2014
2 p.m., at the Conference Center.
You will be staying at the Shepherd's Spring that night.
Location: Sharpsburg, MD
Nearest city or town: Sharpsburg, Hagerstown
Nearest highway: I-70, I-81
Nearest airport: Baltimore Washington International

End of Program
Jun 20, 2014
12:30 p.m., at the Conference Center.
You will be staying at the Shepherd's Spring the night before.
Location: Sharpsburg, MD
Additional transportation information same as above.
Type: Conference Center

Description: Situated at mile 83 along the Canal Towpath, Shepherd's Spring has 220 acres of woodland and rolling meadows. Hiking trails and a natural spring are on the property.

Contact info:
16869 Taylors Landing Road
Sharpsburg, MD 21782 USA
phone: 301-223-8193
web: www.shepherdsspring.org

Room amenities: Rooms are simple and comfortable and include a luggage rack, dresser, desk, chair, and futon. Telephone and television are available in the common areas.

Facility amenities: Many hiking trails and an outdoor seasonal half olympic size pool are available for use. Limited wireless internet service is available in the common areas. TV and phone available in the common area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: $45.00
Call ahead for availability. 301-223-8193

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Conference Center

Description: Situated at mile 83 along the Canal Towpath, Shepherd's Spring has 220 acres of woodland and rolling meadows. Hiking trails and a natural spring are on the property.

Contact info:
16869 Taylors Landing Road
Sharpsburg, MD 21782 USA
phone: 301-223-8193
web: www.shepherdsspring.org

Room amenities: Rooms are simple and comfortable and include a luggage rack, dresser, desk, chair, and futon. Telephone and television are available in the common areas.

Facility amenities: Many hiking trails and an outdoor seasonal half olympic size pool are available for use. Limited wireless internet service is available in the common areas. TV and phone available in the common area.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: $45.00
Call ahead for availability. 301-223-8193

Check out time: 12:30 PM

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
9 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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