First Day Hikes celebrate the New Year!

First Day Hikes celebrate the New Year!

Do you make a new year’s resolution? The #1 resolution made is to lose weight, with getting healthy as #5.
It’s safe to say improving health is on our mind at the New Year!

First Day Hikes are a way to get a jump start on your resolutions – enjoy the outdoors with your family and your mentor/mentee!

All Indiana state parks offer free guided hikes and refreshments! The First Day Hike offerings nearby are:1stDayHike_Logo_135x250

  • Mississinewa: 7:30 pm. Owl hike! Meet at Miami Recreation Area’s Bostwick Pond. A 1 mile hike, will last approximately 45 minutes. S’mores and hot drinks around the campfire afterwards.
  • Mounds: 6:00 pm – Luminary First Day Hikes. A 45-minute ½ mile hike departing from the Nature Center. Stroll along an easy illuminated trail to the Great Mound. Hot beverages provided.
  • Salamonie: 2 p.m. Salamonie River State Forest. Meet at Salamonie River State Forest, Hominy Ridge parking lot. Stroll through the historical efforts of the CCC and enjoy winter’s wonder. I mile trail.
  • Summit Lake: 9:00 am. Meet at the trail head adjacent to the beach parking lot.Hike trail 3 with the property manager, exploring Summit’s winter wonderland along the way.

Click on this link to take a look at the offerings all around the state.