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MNPS Field Trip: Blockhouse Point from Pettit Way entrance (Sunday)

  • 04/17/2016
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Western Montgomery County, River Road
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Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society

This park is one of Montgomery County’s Best Natural Areas. Natural features include mature upland forest, floodplain forest, palustrine wetlands, streams, river-rock outcrops, a diversity of wildlife and grand views of the Potomac River and C&O Canal.

Leader:  Ken Bawer and Tenley Wurglitz


Registration through March 21 for members only.


Notes: Moderate hike with moderately steep slopes. Ken considers himself an amateur, but you won't get lost and we will have fun pooling our plant knowledge. A map of Blockhouse Point conservation Park Trails can be downloaded from

Bring: Any field guides you like, binoculars if you want, water and a snack. 

Cancellation Policy: Canceled if heavy rain.

Contact: (for additional information; not to register)  Ken Bawer:, 301-525-7669

Directions: included in registration confirmation.  

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