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Matthew Henson We meet on the North Side of the Matthew Henson Trail parking lot near the playground. Another point of reference is that the Parking Lot is Located just Behind the Global Mission Church. The intersecting streets are Georgia and Hewitt. GPS Coordinates: 39.077931, -77.068954 Physical Address: 13421 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20906 Driving Directions: From Georgia Avenue, turn left on Hewitt Avenue. The Global Mission Church is located at the corner. Turn right into the church’s parking lot, and continue past the church to the Matthew Henson Trail parking lot. We meet on the north side of the Matthew Henson Trail parking lot near the playground. Public Transportation: There is no public transportation to Georgia Avenue and Hewitt Avenue. NOTE: Please remember to take the leader(s) number(s) with you but please respect the fact that we are all volunteers and there is often no cell coverage at trailheads and varies according to service provider. If you call very close to hike time, please understand that we are very busy with pre-hike preparations for ourselves in addition to group sign in, pre-hike briefing, and then leading the hike. It is also very difficult to provide instructions to someone while following them too, hence providing very detailed directions on this separate page. Leaders are advised to not answer phones once a hike is started so we don't miss a turn on the trail due to the distraction of a call. Thank you for your understanding and see you there!

 

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