First Day Hikes
Start your year off right with a guided hike.
Jan 01, 2015
from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM
|Where||Abilene State Park|
|Contact Name||Ryan Hunter|
|Contact Phone||(325) 572-3204, x228|
Two First Day Hikes will be offered this year.
Lake Abilene Loop - A challenging guided hike into the hills around Lake Abilene will start at 9:00 am. Participants should meet just inside the main gate to the Lake. This hike will cover about 4 miles and is expected to take 2-3 hours.
Elm Creek Nature Walk - A pleasant 1 mile hike, guided by park rangers, will start at 2:00 pm. Participants should meet at the Elm Creek Trailhead in the south day use area of the park. The trail is ADA accessible and great for the entire family.
What to bring: Water, sturdy footwear, and layered clothing appropriate for the current weather conditions.
Cost: Park entry fee is $5 per person age 13 and over; age 12 and under are free. There is no cost to participate in the hikes.