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MNPS Field Trip: Wild Washington-Soapstone Valley (Sunday)

  • 03/01/2020
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 2900 Audubon Terrace NW, Washington, DC

Sponsoring Organization: Maryland Native Plant Society 

169th walk in the Wild Washington series

We will explore the trails of Soapstone Valley. Soapstone is a tributary of Rock Creek. In our walk, we will see oaks, elms, witch hazel, beeches, a few exotic plants etc. At one end of a trail, there is soap rock.The trails crisscross a stream dramatically strewn with huge boulders of igneous rock. Dress with waterproof footwear

Leaders:  Mary Pat Rowan, Allen Browne and Claudine Lebeau


Bring: Dress warmly. Wear waterproof shoes. Bring water and lunch or a snack. 

Notes:  Not an easy walk. 

Cancellation Policy: Trip will be canceled if raining or snowing. Call Claudine, 240-472-2803 if the weather is uncertain and you are concerned about cancellation. 

Contact: (for additional information; not to register): Claudine Lebeau,, 240-472-2803

Directions: We will meet at the entrance of the trail near 2900 Audubon Terrace NW. There should be plenty of parking spaces available along the curb.

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