Tomorrow is National Trails Day! Why not throw on your hiking boots and head for a trail with the whole family whether it's the Appalachian Trail or just the walking path around your local playground. It's also a day to help improve trails around the country. If this Saturday doesn't work for you there is a whole month of hikes planned so make your own national trails day.
Saturday, June 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Meet at the AT parking lot at Routes 443 & 72 to carpool. This 8 mile hike is rated moderate and will explore Cold Springs at Hawk Watch, Fort Indiantown Gap. Bring a lunch but no dogs, please. You MUST register for this hike. Call Robin at 570-467-2506.
Sunday, June 10 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Meet at Sunbury Road and Hillside Road for this 7 mile hike rated easy. Led by "Hiker Jim" this hike will offer strip mine regrowth, the black desert, Mine Hill Gap and the Heckscherville Valley.
Saturday, June 16 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Meet at parking lot on Gold Mine Road in the State Game Lands for a 3 mile hike rated moderate. Led by Mike Centeleghe this hike will also offer a lesson about the trees of Penn's Woods.