Hikers along Sugarloaf Mountain
Hikers along Sugarloaf Mountain

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Hiking along a Maryland trail

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HIKING

Hike Local Trails

Meditation Hikes

Hike, lunch, wine tasting

 

Mother Nature Wants YOU Out on The Trail!

It's time to get outdoors and enjoy the splendor and communion with nature. Come join us for the ultimate in outdoor adventure through scenic and historical trails of the local Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia area with our Hike and Lunch, Summer Meditation, and Hike and Wine programs.

 

Details, Directions, and Registration for any of these hikes are available on the Fresco Adventures Meetup.

 

2023 Hikes are listed below

Join us as we visit some of the DMV's favorite hiking trails.  The terrain varies from easy to moderate level along the 4-to-10-mile journeys.

Hiking Schedule:

January 8: Potomac Heritage Trail in Virginia - 5 miles.  Easy to moderate level

February 19: Urban hike in Annapolis, Maryland - 5 miles.  Easy level

March 25: Northwest Valley Trail in Maryland - 8 miles.  Easy to moderate level

April 29: Number 9 Trolley Trail in Maryland - 10 miles.  Easy level

May 20: Overrun Trail in Virginia - 10 miles.  Moderate level with rock scrambles

September 17:  Alexandria Heritage Trail in Viginia - 9 miles.  Easy level   

October 1: Jefferson Park Trail in Maryland - 5 miles.  Easy level    

November 4: White Oak Canyon Trail in Virginia - 10 miles.  Moderate level.   

December 2: Hike the historic Civil War Trail at the Murphy Farm and the Appalachian Trail during the festive holiday period in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.  This is any easy level hike for 6 miles.

Check out scenes from our recent hike in Harpers Ferry

 

Summer Evening Walking Meditation Program

 

A Communion With Your Inner Self Unwind from your day and

listen to the sounds of nature, silence, and your inner wisdom

as we take peaceful walks through local parks and central

downtown DC locations. Learn a simple yet powerful way to

meditate by "walking with your self" through silence. Let this

commune with nature invigorate your mind, body, and spirit.

 

Each session consists of:

- A Pre-walk "Intro to Meditation" to prepare you for the walk with suggested mediation techniques to use

- Walking in silence along the paths

- A Post-walk reflection and time for sharing

 

The evening program is from 6:30-8:30PM at the following locations around the Washington DC area:

2023 Program Dates:

Thursday, June 29: Glover Archibald Park into Georgetown

Wednesday, July 5: Circles of Washington, DC featuring local historical sites

Wednesday, July 26: C&O Canal in Georgetown

Wednesday, August 9: Soapstone Valley Trail North

 

Cost is $10 per session or $25 for the entire series. Come to participate and learn all about how you can use meditation techniques to enhance your life.  Register for each session on the Fresco Adventure Meetup or SAVE with the purchase of all sessions for just $25

 

Check Out This Article: "Forest Bathing" - the healing power of a walk in the woods (Getting out in nature is good for the mind, body, and spirit)

 

Hike and Wine Tasting Program

 

Join us for a short 2 mile hike with experienced guides through

trails along the Patuxent River in Maryland or the Appalachian Trail

(based on the tour location).  In the afternoon we visit a local winery for

lunch and wine tasting.  A Complimentary Bottle of Wine is included.

 

Register online at www.winexcursions.com

 

Maryland Vineyard Tour Includes: Morning Hike at Jefferson Patterson Park in St. Leonard, Maryland and afternoon visit to the Perigeuax Vineyard

Virginia Vineyard Tour Includes: Morning hike along the Appalachian Trail at Snickers Gap and an afternoon visit to the Twin Oaks Vineyard

 

Hike and Wine 2023 Tour Dates:

Sunday, March 26: Hike and Wine in Virginia

Sunday, April 30: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Sunday, May 21: Hike and Wine in Virginia

Saturday, June 24: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Sunday, July 23: Hike and Wine in Virginia

Saturday, August 26: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Saturday, September 16: Hike and Wine in Virginia 

Sunday, October 1: Hike and Wine in Maryland

 

All Hike and Wine programs are $75

 

Other FREE Hikes are listed on the Fresco Adventures Meetup

 

We'll See YOU on the Trail!

 

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds for cancellations or no-shows on hiking trips. A credit for participation in any future program will be applied if a program is cancelled or rescheduled by Fresco Adventures.

 

Responsibility Statement: Fresco Adventures, a program of Fresco Enterprises, LLC is the sponsor of arrangements for this activity and is not responsible for any damage, loss, injury, or accident due to any act by the participants.

Scenes from our Outdoor Fun!

Celebrating 20 years of Outdoor Fun!

Celebrating 20 years of Outdoor Fun!