Heritage Center Tours

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.

Rescheduled to this Fall

 

Saturday, 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.

Register HERE – Registration Closed

 

Sunday, August 6, 11:30am – 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 to the Navy Yard will be led by Washington Area Bicyclist Association and the National Park Service.

Register HERE

 

September will be a Bike and Brew Ride.