Underground Railroad Trail Guide, Montgomery Parks


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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park16501 Norwood RoadSandy Spring, MD 20860

Ready to lead slaves to safety


Love the outdoors? Enjoy meeting new people and sharing your love of history? Become a part of history!

Learn to become a volunteer conductor and lead groups along a simulated Underground Railroad experience hike through fields, woods and across streams to the historic Sandy Spring.

Learn various techniques that people escaping slavery would have used to elude pursuers, find water and food, and find their way.

Learn about the history of the Underground Railroad both locally and in the U.S. and fascinating true stories of perils, escapes and captures.

FREE training available. SSL hours are also available for students who complete training and are able to provide a minimum number of hikes throughout the year.

[Pre-registration for training is required. Walk-ins will not be accepted.]


  • Storytelling
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • General Education

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Six Tours per season, April - October
  • Training offered in April and May

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