Hikers along Sugarloaf Mountain
Hikers along Sugarloaf Mountain

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Hiking along a Maryland trail
Hiking along a Maryland trail

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Backpacking in Virginia
Backpacking in Virginia

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Hikers along Sugarloaf Mountain
Hikers along Sugarloaf Mountain

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Hike and Lunch

Meditation Hikes

Hike and 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.


2021 Hikes are Local Favorites

Join us as we visit some of the DMV's favorite hiking trails.  The terrain varies from easy to moderate level along the 6 to 10 mile journeys.

Hiking Schedule:

March 21: Hike the Old Rag trail in Virginia for 8 miles.  There is a section of large outcrops on this trail.  

April 17: Hike the trails in Rock Creek Park for 9 miles in DC.  This is an easy to moderate level hike.

May 1: Hike the C&O Canal and the Goldmine Loop for 10 miles in Maryland.  This is an easy to moderate level hike.

September 18: Hike to the top of Sugarloaf Mountain in MD.  This is a moderate level 8 mile hike with some inclines.

October 17: Hike the historic Civil War Trail for 8 miles in Manassas Virginia.   

November 7: Finish the last section of the DC border hikes.   

December 11: 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:

2021Program Dates:

Wednesday, June 23: Soapstone Valley Trail (FREE Introduction Session)

Wednesday, June 30: Glover Archibald Park into Georgetown

Wednesday, July 14: Circles of Washington, DC featuring local historical sites

Wednesday, July 28: C&O Canal in Georgetown

Wednesday, August 11: Soapstone Valley Trail 


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 2021 Tour Dates:

Saturday, March 20: Hike and Wine in Virginia

Sunday, April 18: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Sunday, May 2: Hike and Wine in Virginia

Sunday, June 27: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Saturday, July 10: Hike and Wine in Virginia

Saturday, July 31: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Sunday, September 12: Hike and Wine in Virginia 

Saturday, October 16: Hike and Wine in Maryland

Saturday, November 6: Hike and Wine in Virginia


All Hike and Wine programs are $69


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!