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Maryland - Antietam Battlefield Three Farms

This Girls Who Hike Maryland December Hike is led by GWHMD Ambassador Charissa Hipp.

Three Farms Trail, Antietam National Battlefield (we'll mostly be following this trail, with a few small variations, as an out and back hike)
Trail Rating: Green (Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000 ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!)

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018
Gathering Time: 9:45 a.m.
Hike Time: 10:00 a.m. SHARP
Meet At: gravel lot beside Newcomer House, 18422 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville, MD 21756
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 39.464867, -77.727171
Distance: 3 miles
Elevation Gain: 68 ft. total (rolling terrain, mostly flat)
Antietam Trail Map/Handout: https://www.nps.gov/anti/planyourvisit/upload/hiking-2011.pdf
Permits / Passes: there is an minimal entry fee to the battlefield, but it is ONLY collected at the Visitor Center if you choose to go there first
Water Required: 2L of water required

Dogs: dogs on leash are allowed for the hike but NOT at Antietam National Cemetery if you are planning to participate in Wreaths Across America after the hike
Kids: yes
Men: yes

Please wear festive holiday apparel/colors to the extent you can stay warm! 🎄😊

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***

LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver