Barnum Rail-Trail, WV

Adandoned turnpike
Abandoned Turnpike near Breezewood, PA
January 7, 2016
September 30, 2016 – Abandoned Turnpike
October 10, 2016
Barnum Rail-Trail

The little gem of a trail runs along the North Branch Potomac River. Wide open spaces, a lake, and cool rock formations are all found nestled in mountainous terrain. But, being a rail trail, it is flat and easy to travel. It’s only a little over 4 miles long, but the trail is only accessible from one end. So the journey out and back is about 8.5 miles.

The Barnum Rail-Trail is supported by the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy.  There are many other cool places to explore near-by, Deep Creek Lake, several State Parks, whitewater rafting, and plenty of more places to hike– all a short drive from Cumberland, Md and a little further the other way to Morgantown, WV

 

The Doggeo Cache location is in a crevice of rocks just off the trail from the map point below. happy hunting!

Click here to load Doggeo location into Google Maps on your phone

After finding the Cache, take a picture with you and your dog, holding up the Cache, with the trail in the background. Geotag your picture. All iPhone’s and Android phones have this capability, just look in the configuration for the camera. Then carefully place the Cache back exactly where and how you found it, for the next treasure hunter!
The first person to follow these directions and email the picture in get’s a $50 Amazon gift card! For the next ten people, the WooFDriver will randomly pick a single name for a second $50 Amazon gift card! So, get your smart phones, grab your dog, and go find it, while having a great time with your dog!

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