What: DCH4 Trail #2044; A to A, Runners and Walkers trails, probably will not be stroller friendly; walkers will not have to step in water, not sure yet about runners trail–but everyone should bring a dry bag, as there is a chance for occasional sprinkles and a mud puddle or two….
How much? $6
Where: Lake Fuckin’ Needwood!!! Parking lot for Picnic Area #3, across the street from Lake Needwood Archery Range, on Beach Drive, south of Needwood Rd.
(you can search for “Lake Needwood Archery Range” and find it). It is NOT the parking lot closest to the boat rentals, but the parking lot closer to Needwood Rd, between Picnic Area #3 and the Archery Range.
From DC Beltway (cumming from the East): North on Georgia Ave/MD-97N for 7.3 miles; Left at light on Norbeck Rd.; quick right on Muncaster Mill Rd/MD-115W;
After 2.9 miles, left on Needwood Rd; go 0.5 miles and turn left on Beach Drive. After 0.3 miles, you will see the archery range on the left, and the parking lot for Picnic Area 3 is on the right. Park and Hash
From NoVa or western MoCo: I-270 North from the Beltway; From the far right lane, take Exit 8 for Redland Blvd toward Shady Grove Road; Keep right at fork, and follow signs for Redland Blvd.; Continue on Redland Road for a couple miles, and make a right on Needwood Road; After 1.6 miles (and after you see Lake Needwood on your right), right on Beach Drive. After 0.3 miles, you will see the archery range on the left, and the parking lot for Picnic Area 3 is on the right. Park and Hash
Hares: Pervarotti and Secret Snatch
(hare cell: 240-413-2388)
On-After: Juanita’s Restaurant; 15883 Redland Road, Derwood, MD (across from the Shady Grove Metro Station)
On-On-After (and possible pre-lube): True Respite Brewing Company; 7301 Calhoun Place, #600, Derwood, MD