Candy Cane City (CAN)

Woodbine St and Beach Drive
Chevy Chase, MD 20815


Metro Accessible

Water Available



Water; portable toilets in summer.
The large striped candy cane in the children's playground by which this start is historically known was removed in 1987.

Directions:  (Rock Creek Recreation Center)

I: On Beach Drive & Rock Creek 5 miles upstream from Pierce Mill (PIM) and 0.5 mile downstream from MD-410 / East-West Hwy.

II: From Metro Red Line Takoma, go west under Metro on Carroll Ave then immediately left at traffic light onto 4th St then right in 2 blocks onto Aspen St. In about a mile, Aspen becomes Sherrill Dr (upon crossing 16th St) and descends to Beach Dr. Turn right on Beach Dr and continue about 3 miles to footbridge over Rock Creek on right.

III: From Metro Red Line Grosvenor, go east on MD-355 onto Beach Dr. Proceed east (downstream on Rock Creek) on road or bike trail to Candy Cane City 0.5 mile past traffic light at MD-410 / East-West Hwy.

IV: From Beltway, take MD-185 / Connecticut Ave south (toward Chevy Chase) 1 mile. Turn left at traffic light (country club will be on right) onto MD-410 / East-West Hwy. Proceed 1 mile and turn right just before the bridge over Rock Creek at the traffic light onto Beach Drive. Park on leftin 0.5 mile. Candy Cane City is across footbridge over Rock Creek. Overflow parking is at school across Beach Drive to west. (Woodbine St & Beach Drive, Chevy Chase)



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