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Guided Hike

A little outdoor fun before Thanksgiving!

Join the Friends of Government Canyon for a guided hike at Government Canyon State Natural Area. 8:30 AM – Noon.  Get some exercise before Thanksgiving and learn how to Leave No Trace while hiking the Recharge Trail, Wildcat Canyon and out on the Joe Johnston Route.  This hike is approximately 7 miles in length but will have some elevation change and rocky trails. Open to ages 13 and over; minors must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian. Registration/reservations required! Group size is limited to the first 10 people who register; no pets please. Reserve your spot at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/guided-hike-tickets-192885454587_.  Sorry, no group registrations.  All Natural Area entry fees apply. Meet at the Visitors Center by the rainwater harvesting tower. The Natural Area front gates open at 7:00AM; plan to be at the Visitor Center and ready to go no later than 8:15AM; the hike starts promptly at 8:30AM. Dress for hiking outdoors; sunscreen and hat recommended. Wear sturdy footwear appropriate for rough trails; bring two liters of water PER PERSON and a snack. This hike is subject to cancellation. Check trail conditions by going to the GCSNA twitter feed, or the GCSNA Facebook Page.

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