2017 Inaugural Tour Season
Departing Maryland Milestones Heritage Center
4318 Gallatin Street
These rides do not include food and will require waivers of liability. All rides are $10 to defray costs.
June 24, 9am – 12:30pm – Bike and Boat Tour of the Anacostia River
Ride a bike with a naturalist on the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River before boarding a canoe for a quick trip down the Anacostia River to see wetlands and river wildlife. Ride includes some side streets and requires the ability to paddle a canoe. Anacostia Watershed Society will lead the canoe tour.
July 22, 10am – 12:30pm – Clang, Clang, Goes the Trolley Trail Bike Tour
Ride with our historian on the Trolley Trail and Northeast Branch to see where the rivers, roads, and rails have all played a major part in the history of the Heritage Area. We will start with a short video of the Number 83 Trolley while we prepare to ride. Riders will see the remnants of the trolley line, cross the old B&O Railroad line, and continue northward to College Park to see the historic airport and Rossborough Tavern before returning south.
August 6, 12pm – 3pm – Retrace the Battle of Bladensburg Bike Tour
Ride with our historian as we trace the route from Riversdale House Museum to the Battle of Bladensburg to the Dueling Grounds in Colmar Manor where we will reenact a duel. Riders will stop at the Battle of Bladensburg Visitors Center. Some short time on side streets is necessary. An additional leg may be available to the Navy Yard pending agreements with National Park Service.
September will be a Bike and Brew Ride. More details as closer to the date.