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Profiles, reporting, video and audio interviews with “trail lovers” — people who love Sligo Creek Trail and the rest of the Anacostia River Tributary Trail System.

Stephen Davies: Photography and Persistence

Check out what Stephen Davies has to say about getting started in the worlds of birding and photography -- and why he loves Sligo Creek.

Stacy Menendez:

For Stacy Menendez, experiencing "things bigger than me" is part of the allure of Sligo Creek. Many people find a certain spirituality among the trees.
Stellar & Jackie

Jackie and Stella: Adopting A Home

Jackie Haymon turned to Silver Spring, Maryland, and Sligo Creek for a perfect new home for her and her shelter-rescued dog.

Tom Collins: Ironman

Tom Collins didn't have any ambition when he began running on the Sligo Creek Trail. A series of life events, though, turned him into an Ironman triathlete.

Jonna Michelle: Silver Linings

Sligo Creek photographer Jonna Michelle finds calm on the Northwest Branch, memories for families on Sligo, and silver linings in the coronavirus pandemic.

Dan Treadwell: All Heart

Dan Treadwell’s heart stopped. Doctors grabbed a crash cart and shocked his heart back into action. What fueled his recovery? Biking on Sligo Creek.

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