Maryland Heights hike
The Mountain Club of Maryland will lead an out-and-back hike on the Appalachian Trail, departing at Weverton Cliffs parking lot on Jan. 16. The hike will follow the C&O Canal for three miles then into the forest up the mountain, with a stop at the Harpers Ferry overlook. For details, contact trip leader Tom Hutchinson at email@example.com. On Jan. 19, the club will hike the southern part of the Frederick Municipal Forest from Hamburg Road. For details on this hike, contact Bill Saunders at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the club, visit mcomd.org.
NPS announces entrance fee-free days for 2022
The National Park Service will have five entrance fee-free days this year: Jan. 17, Martin…