We began with the visitors' center with informative displays. We enjoyed reading about the Civil War history, townspeople construction and maintenance, and work done by the CCC. It's an easy walk on the wide, well-kept trail to the monument. There's more challenging hiking trails off...更多
My sole purpose of the visit was to view the Washington Monument which honors President George Washington. However Mother Nature had a different agenda, nothing but low clouds & steady medium rain. Was able to walk the 1/4 mile to the monument's location. Shot a...更多
The historic aspect of this alone makes it worth the trip. The effort and dedication of the Boonsboro citizens of 1827 to build this commemorative honor to G. Washington is to be appreciated by all Americans if possible.
We parked on Rt. 40 and hiked...更多
I had passed by this place many times. Today, I went in. I made the hike to the very top, and I was glad I did. Please note the trail is gradual, but it is dirt no not too good for wheelchairs. The tower has...更多
This is a beautiful historic monument. Easy to get to in southern Maryland, it's a rugged monument that is bigger than you would think. It is the first public monument that was built to honor George Washington. From the parking lot at the base of...更多
The Visitor's Center wasn't open, nor was the restroom when we visited, but still worth the stop for history fans. Short walk up to the monument to a great paroramic view. Great CCC restoration. You can jump on AT if you want to make a...更多
This is a family favorite. Just a pleasant little hike that small children can handle, easy to navigate with a jogging stroller or off road wagon. We take this hike with the cub scouts as well, as the boys love to climb to the top...更多