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Vets Trek the Trails 

Follow along with Vets Trek the Trail, in support of our Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies program for veterans with disabilities.

Our Vets Trek the Trail hiking team is embarking on a 6-month, 2190-mile journey along the Appalachian Trail to promote veteran programming in Prince George’s County and beyond.

We will be joined along the way by veterans of all ages, participating in overnight hiking programs.

ATTENTION: All returning military service veterans  

The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) recognizes the challenges faced by veterans returning home with a disability. To help meet your wellness needs, the Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation has a unique program, Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies, free-of-charge to qualified veterans.

Are you eligible?

  • Serves all military veterans
  • 10% or more service-related disability
  • Honorable discharge

Veterans accepted into the Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies Program will receive…

  • Personal training sessions with a certified trainer experienced in post-rehabilitation exercise
  • One-year fitness membership to the Prince George’s Sports & Learning Complex (Landover, MD) plus a one-year membership for a spouse, partner, or friend
  • Invitations to optional social events.
Start dates and training session duration will be tailored to meet the needs of each participant.  An initial consultation with M-NCPPC staff is required to help determine whether this program is right for you.

For more information, call 301-446-3400, TTY 301-699-2544

If you are interested in learning more about the Healthy Minds Healthy Bodies fitness initiative for returning military veterans with disabilities, or are interested in participating in the program, please complete this online Interest Form and an M-NCPPC staff will contact you.