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Outdoor Adventures

Explore hidden DC

Outdoor Adventures

Join your fellow Eagles as we explore the natural wonders of the DMV. Whether by foor, bike, or boat, DC has miles of trails and waterways in which to emerse yourself.

Hike: Battery Kemble Park

Battery Kemble once defended DC as part of the Civil War defenses. Now Battery Kemble, located just South of American University, is home to hiking trails that connect AU to the Potomac River.

We will meet at Bender Arena and hike a loop through Battery Kemble Park and back to campus.

When: Friday, June 28 2:30-4:30pm

Where: Meet in the Bender Arena lobby

Cost: Free for the AU Community

Distance: ~4 miles

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Hike: Glover Archbold Loop

Outdoors

Join us for a holiday weekend hike down the Glover Archbold trail to the C&O Canal towpath. From there we will hike upstream and return via the Battery Kemble trail. 

When: Monday, September 2 - 10am ~ 2pm

Where: Meet in the Bender Arena lobby

Cost: Free for the AU Community

Distance ~7 miles

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Have an idea for an event?

If you have an idea for an event or would like RecFit's help planning an event on campus, reach out to Alyssa at adoslea@american.edu.