Explore Columbia’s nature, history and art with CA’s guided outdoor walks

APRIL 10, 2019 — Learn about the lakes, wildlife, history and art in our community with “Exploring Columbia on Foot,” a series of free guided outdoor walks offered by Columbia Association (CA).

The walks will be held on nine Thursdays from April through October. They will include nature walks led by environmental author Ned Tillman and art/history walks led by Columbia historian Barbara Kellner. Each walk will be about two miles long, with four to five stops along the way. Registration is not required.

The schedule of walks and meeting locations includes:

  • Thursday, April 11, 10am, Downtown Columbia nature — meet at the People Tree at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront, 10275 Little Patuxent Parkway
  • Thursday, April 25, 10am, Downtown art and architecture — meet in front of Cured Table & Tap, 10980 Grantchester Way
  • Thursday, May 9, 10am, Owen Brown nature — meet at Lake Elkhorn dock (across from McDonald’s), 7244 Cradlerock Way
  • Thursday, May 23, 10am, Wilde Lake historic structures — meet at Wilde Lake Barn, 10027 Hyla Brook Road
  • Thursday, June 6, 10am, Long Reach nature — meet at Stonehouse in the Long Reach Village Center, 8775 Cloudleap Court
  • Thursday, June 20, 10am, Downtown art and architecture — meet at the People Tree at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront, 10275 Little Patuxent Parkway
  • Thursday, September 19, 10am, Wilde Lake nature — meet at the Wilde Lake boathouse and dock, 10027 Hyla Brook Road
  • Thursday, October 10, 10am, walk through Merriweather District — meet at the People Tree at the Downtown Columbia Lakefront, 10275 Little Patuxent Parkway
  • Thursday, October 24, 10am, office park art — park and meet at 9115 Guilford Road

In case of inclement weather, please call 410-312-6330 to learn if a walk has been canceled. For more information, contact CA’s Open Space Management Division at Open.Space@ColumbiaAssociation.org or 410-312-6330.

About Columbia Association

Columbia Association (CA) manages Columbia, Maryland, a planned community that is home to approximately 100,000 people and several thousand businesses — and was named the No. 1 small city to live in by Money Magazine in 2016. Additional information about CA is available at ColumbiaAssociation.org.