Discover what you've been missing! Learn to get away from it all by preparing for day-trips or week long expeditions, then start exploring your own special paradise on foot. Class covers essential equipment, hiking safety, and questions raised by participants. You'll also learn about some great places to hike using your new-found knowledge.
Who Is Invited
Open to ages 12 and older; participants under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.
Registration & Fees
Registration required for EACH participant. Sorry, no group registrations. Natural Area entry fees apply; stop at the Entrance Fee Booth to self-pay/register.
When & Where to Meet
Arrive by 1:45 pm. Meet in the Exhibit Gallery next to the Visitor Center. Plan ahead, as the Natural Area often experiences heavy visitation and wait time at the fee booth.
What to Wear & Bring
Class is held in an open-air, unheated building so please wear weather-appropriate clothing.
Group size is limited. No pets please. Minors must be accompanied by a legal guardian. To reduce human impact on the Natural Area, please follow the Leave No Trace principles of outdoor ethics.
This program is subject to cancellation. On inclement mornings, check trail conditions by calling GCSNA's main office at 210-688-9055 after 7:30 am, or by going to the GCSNA twitter feed or the Friends of Government Canyon Facebook page.
For more information about this program, email firstname.lastname@example.org