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Vegan Trekkers Hike: rainy urban walk in Kentlands

December 3, 2023 @ 11:45 am - 2:30 pm

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Let’s visit Kentlands for a rainy (semi) urban hike. We will be visiting all seven lakes in the Kentlands and Lakelands area. And then heading to Dosa & Chaat for a munch (they have lots of vegan options especially vegan desserts).
Please note that it will be raining tomorrow per current forecasts, so dress accordingly.

Meeting Point for 6 mile option: [on Inspiration Lane near Kentlands Green](
Distance: ~6 miles
Meeting time: 11:45am
Pace: moderate (2.5-3 miles/hr)
Difficulty: easy
Duration: 2:30 hours
Type of trail: paved
Hiking Map: picture attached

Optional post hike lunch: [Dosa & Chaat]( , Gaithersburg

Bathroom Facilities: at commercial areas nearby

Please do not attend if you are sick or have been near someone who thinks they may have or have been exposed to COVID-19.

Dog friendly?: Yes. Please keep your dog leashed at all times.

Food/Water: Bring your own vegan snack and (non-alcoholic) beverage to enjoy. Please carry plenty of water!

Weather: Be prepared! We will hike rain or shine, but if conditions pose a danger, we’ll cancel the hike and post a notice in the “comments” section. We suggest that hikers wear comfortable footwear and suitable clothing made from quick-dry, synthetic fabrics, as cotton can lead to uncomfortable blisters and life-threatening hypothermia in case of inclement weather.

*For important updates regularly monitor the “comments” section below.*
*Don’t be a no show! If your plans change, update your RSVP.*
*When you sign up to join a hike you automatically acknowledge
[VSDC Vegan Trekkers Liability Waiver](
*Please also view the Rules listed at the end of this description*
*Please read The 10 Essentials of Hiking: *


Pets: When hikes are organized in dog-friendly areas, hikers are invited to bring their pet(s). However, dogs are the sole responsibility of the owner(s) who brought them; should be up-to-date on their vaccinations & in possession of the relevant tags; and should be under the control of their owner(s) at all times. Dogs that demonstrate consistently aggressive or otherwise out-of-control behavior will be banned from future hikes. Owners should come prepared to dispose of their dogs’ waste in appropriate receptacles.

Alcohol/Smoking/Intoxicants: Use of intoxicants such as alcohol, cigarettes and/or illegal substances is banned during the hikes.

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December 3, 2023
11:45 am - 2:30 pm


Seneca Creek State Park Offices
Gaithersburg, MD 20878 us