First Day Hikes is a national initiative led by America’s State Parks, encouraging people to get outdoors on New Year’s Day. Last year, nearly 85,000 people hiked over 176,366 miles during these free events throughout the nation.
Enjoy a First Day Hike will begin at 11 a.m. on Jan. 1. Participants will meet at the South Beach (ELC) parking lot in Moran State Park for a 2.8-mile trek. Dress warm, pack water and snacks, and don’t forget to bring along your family and your dogs! There will be hot chocolate at the end of the hike.