Clark Preserve to Host “Day One Hike” – Eagle News Online


CITY OF DEWITT – Clark’s Friends Preserve will ring in the New Year again by hosting a “Day One Hike” through Jamesville State Park.
Taking place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on January 1, the event will feature two guided hikes, one of an hour ‘family’ along the Mildred Faust Trail on mostly flat or slightly sloping terrain and the other more trekking. arduous and ascending two hours with a route depending on the weather of the day.
“It’s just a fun and enjoyable way to start the New Year,” said Friends Group co-chair Tina Redmond. “It’s for all those people whose resolution is to get more exercise, which is probably everyone.”
Participants do not need to pre-register days in advance, but for counting purposes, they are advised to register at 10:45 am under the larger of the two pavilions, where raffles will also be offered.
At the end of the duration of the outdoor event, hot chocolate, hot cider and snacks will be available for free in the stone nature center. Surprise gifts will probably also be offered.
Hikers should bring their own equipment and extra layers of clothing. They can also choose to walk on their own and self-guide away from the main group.
Since people will be arriving at the park anyway, they can feel free to make contributions to a Martin Luther King Day canning drive.
A growing list of parks, historic sites, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) lands, wildlife areas, forest reserve trails, and environmental education centers are organizing hikes for Day of the Day. An approaching year.
These hikes were introduced by the New York State Parks System in 2012, and Clark’s reservation premiered in 2014.
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The Clark Preserve State Park will be the site of a New Years Day “Day One Hike” event.


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