Sun, Nov 13, 2011, 7:00 am: Mount Washington & Butler Bay Hike
General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.
Specific info for this hike: Meet
7:00am at the beach-front parking lot of Paul E. Joseph Stadium, which is just
north of Frederiksted. The hike is 3.6 miles round trip, and offers a view of Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge. We will explore the plants, animal life and the ruins of historic Washington & Butler Bay plantation. You can wear short or long pants. Bring swim wear if you want to swim at Butler Bay Beach. Olasee Davis is our guide. For
more information, call Joyce at 778-9087, Sonia at 778-2076, or Cathy at 772-2073.
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