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First Day Hikes

Event Date: 
January 1, 2018 (All day)

Start the new year on the right foot by heading to a Maryland park for a hike or a short stroll. At Sandy Point State Park, hike with a ranger through the Corcoran Woods Environmental Study Area (3-4 miles, 10am, rsvp: 410-974-2149). At Merkle Wildlife Sanctuary, hike the Poplar Springs Trail with your pup, with refreshments at the visitor center (3.5 miles, 10am, rsvp: 301-888-1377). At Calvert Cliffs, join park staff for a hike down the Red Trail to the Bay to learn about the geologic history of the park, warm up with hot beverages around a fire at the pavilion (3.6 miles, 10am, rsvp: 443-975-4360). Choose from DNR’s 34 online offerings; trails range from one-mile beach walks up to three-mile challenges: http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/firstdayhikes.aspx.