Trips and Tips
Looking for a fun way to explore the Chesapeake Bay region? Interested in visiting a historic community, a nature preserve, or paddling down a river near your home? Megan, host of our “Trips and Tips” series, has the information you’re looking for!
Each week, Megan highlights interesting, unusual and off-the-beaten path events taking place from the mouth of Bay to the Susquehanna and everywhere in between. She’ll tell you about fun things to do around the watershed such as cruises in southern Maryland, hikes in on the Susquehanna, paddles on the Nanticoke, or festivals in Baltimore or Richmond.
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Trip of the Week:Immerse Yourself in African-American History & Culture
Fossil Walk at Chippokes Plantation
Calling all fossil seekers. Join an interpreter for an adventure through the abundant fossil beds at Chippokes. Discover the creatures that lived there long ago and how the habitats at Chippokes have gone through drastic changes. Plan on a one mile walk with some steep grades on pavement and flat sandy surfaces along the James River shoreline. Free and open to all ages. Feb. 24, 1pm-2pm; Surry. More details.
Green Drinks Annapolis
Taking Nature Black Conference
Chimney Rock / Wolf Rock Discovery Hike
Dust off your hiking boots, fill your water bottle, and put on comfortable winter clothes on this semi-strenuous to strenuous 4-mile hike to look for signs of Spring season on the mountain. Free. This hike will start from the Catoctin Mountain Park Visitor Center. Feb. 25, 10am-12pm; Thurmont. More details. (Photo: MDNR)