Guided Spring hike Saturday
Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes on March 22. At Hiwassee / Ocoee State Park, Join Ranger Angelo for an easy 3 mile hike along the beautiful Hiwassee river.
Tennessee State Parks will offer free, guided hikes on March 22. The second in the quarterly hikes program, the Spring Hikes will be offered at each of the 54 state parks. “We are excited to welcome the spring season with hikes at each of our great parks,” Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Deputy Commissioner Brock Hill said. “These hikes are a great way to get outside, exercise and enjoy nature with friends and family.”
From Reelfoot Lake to Fall Creek Falls to Warriors’ Path and every state park in between, the 2014 Spring Hikes are designed for all ages and abilities.At Hiwassee / Ocoee State Park, Join Ranger Angelo for an easy 3 mile hike along the beautiful Hiwassee river. We may see fish, deer, bear, even a snake or two if it is a good warm day. We will definitely see wildflowers, a great place to skip rocks and beautiful scenery all along one of the most beautiful rivers in the southeastern United States. Meet up at Park Office at 10 a.m.
Some hikes will be approximately one mile in length and tailored for novice hikers, while others are lengthier and geared toward more experienced hikers. For a more in-depth look into planned hikes in your area, please visit http://tnstateparks.com/about/special-events/spring-hike.
Tennessee’s 54 state parks offer diverse natural, recreational and cultural experiences for individuals, families, or business and professional groups. State park features range from pristine natural areas to 18-hole championship golf courses. The Tennessee State Parks system was established through legislation in 1937. Today, there is a state park within an hour’s drive of just about anywhere in the state, with features such as pristine natural areas and a variety of lodging and dining choices. For more information about Tennessee State Parks, please visit www.tnstateparks.com or connect via Facebook or Twitter. For a free brochure about Tennessee State Parks, call 1-888-867-2757.
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