Ranger Guided Battlefield Hikes

Ranger leading a hike through the woods
Park Ranger leading a battlefield hike


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News Release Date: May 2, 2016

Contact: Tracy Evans, 301-662-3515

 Frederick, MD - Walk in the footsteps of Civil War soldiers who fought at the Battle of Monocacy.  On May 14, rangers will conduct a series of free hikes throughout the battlefield highlighting the tactics and troop movements of the "Battle that Saved Washington," which occurred on July 9, 1864.  Each hike covers a distance of less than two miles.  Allow approximately two hours for each hike. 

Please meet at the Visitor Center prior to driving to the following locations for the hike:

  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Junction Trail
  • 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Worthington Farm (Stop #3)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Thomas Farm (Stop #4)

** Rain or shine **

** Please dress for the outdoors including bug spray and sunscreen **

Last updated: May 11, 2016

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4632 Araby Church Road
Frederick, MD 21704


(301) 662-3515
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