Welcome to the Freestate Happy Wanderers Website

April 2019: Article in the Baltimore Sun website "Volkmarching in Laurel is 'the people's walk' "

February 2016: Article in Chesapeake 360 (website for the Star Democrat, an Easton, Maryland newspaper) "That's What Maryland Does: Walking"

Click here to download our most recent newsletter

Click here to make a charitable donation to AVA to support our sport 

AVA Logo

FHW Logo

FHW Patch

The Freestate Happy Wanderers Walking Club is one of about 300 U.S. volkssport clubs in the American Volkssport Association (AVA) and the International Federation of Popular Sports (IVV). Freestate Happy Wanderers is a IRS 501 c (3) tax-exempt organization EIN 52- 1665322.  Donations of money and volunteer expenses (with proper documentation) are deductible to the full extent of the law. 

We invite all those interested in fun, fitness and friendship to join us at our events and our monthly meetings. Check out each link on the left for full details of what we offer.

Click below to visit the American Volkssport Association Facebook Group:

  • Our Next Scheduled Event: June 1st, Millersville, Maryland

  • <  National Trails Day Event Brochure --- Click here for Photos
  • The Kinder Farm Park Visitors Center has displays of items from early farm life in Anne Arundel County.  The Kinder Farm House Museum, KFP Visitors Center and Tobacco Barn Museum will be open for tours.  Antique tractors and a working sawmill are also in the farm complex area.  The 4-H Livestock Club & the Farm Education Livestock Groups are responsible for the farm animals you see as you walk the event. There are modern playgrounds for kids of all ages. The walk event located in the River Birch Pavilion has many tables for picnicking and socializing.  Individuals and clubs are invited to stay and bring a picnic lunch to enjoy the day and touring the KFP farm house. Take some time and enjoy the farm and tours www.kinderfarmpark.org/.




      .  . 

    • What IS Volksmarching?

      counter tumblr