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Underground Railroad Experience Trail Guided Hike

Underground Railroad Hike -

Learn about the experience of 19th century freedom seekers and Montgomery County residents in a guided hike of the Underground Railroad Experience Trail at Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park in Sandy Spring. Discover techniques used for navigation, eluding detection, and finding food/shelter on the perilous journey.

Hike covers 2 miles on a natural surface hiking trail. Trail is not ADA accessible or suitable for all strollers. Content appropriate for ages 7 and up; fee charged for ages 6 and up.

Time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Fee: $8 per person
Purchase tickets online in advance on ActiveMontgomery.org. Woodlawn Museum admission is included with the guided hike ticket.  Online sales close 12 noon day before program. Based on availability, limited walk-in tickets may be sold the day of the hike at the Woodlawn Visitor Center.

– Dress appropriate for the weather- typically temperatures are 10 degrees cooler in the woods. Wear comfortable shoes suitable for hiking on a natural surface trail (rocks, branches, mud, etc.)
– There are no restrooms or amenities available on the trail. Bring your own water, insect repellent, sunscreen, hand sanitizer and wipes.
– Pets are not allowed on guided hikes except for service animals.