C & O Canal Bike Ride Trip
Sat, 21 Sep 2013 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The 184.5 mile long Chesapeake & Ohio Canal is located along the north bank of the Potomac River, starting in Washington, DC and ending in Cumberland, MD. On this trip you will ride the ten mile section upstream of Harpers Ferry. This area played a big part in Civil War history, the John Brown abolitionist revolt at the Harpers Ferry Arsenal was credited as one of the major events leading to the Civil War. You will have a chance to visit the town of Harper’s Ferry as part of this trip. Bring a lunch and water. Bikes, transportation and trip leaders are all provided.
The trip leader will contact registered participants via email prior to the trip with where to meet, an exact departure time, and your approximate return time.
Register at UREC with $35 FLEX by 11pm Thursday before the trip.