Get out and enjoy the beautiful mountains that make up Schuylkill County. to paraphrase Goldilocks "It's not too hot, it's not too cold, it's just right for a walk in the woods!"
Friday, April 29
Silver Creek Fire Tower Hike -- Meet at the visitors parking lot at Locust Lake State Park at 10:30 a.m. to explore the mountain and hopefully see some birds and animals. This shine only hike is 8 miles and rated difficult. Bring a lunch! And dogs are welcome if they are leashed and friendly with both dogs and people. Call Robin for more information at 570-467-2506.
Saturday, April 30
Spring Wildflower Walk -- Meet at the Frog Hollow parking lot on Stone Mountain Road in Friedensberg at 1:00 p.m. to enjoy the flowers with naturalist Mike Centeleghe. This 2 mile hike is rated easy. For more information contact Porcupine Pat at 570-622-4124 ext. 113 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Wonder of Wildflowers -- Meet at the Visitors Center of Hawk Mountain at 1:00 p.m. to learn to identify spring forest ecology with Kutztown University ecologist Dr. Chris Sacchi. Advance registration and trail fee for nonmembers ($9 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for children 6 to 12) required.
Wednesday, May 4
Wee Ones Walk -- Meet at the Visitors Center of Hawk Mountain for a children's story, nature activity, short outdoor activity and craft for children ages 3 to 5. Dress for the weather! Wee Ones Walk is from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. You must register by calling 610-756-6961. Cost is $5.