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Guided Hikes for National Trails Day

Friends of Government Canyon State Natural Area will host two guided hikes in celebration of American Hiking Society’s annual National Trails Day®. Hikes will be led by volunteers of the Natural Area: one hike will be to Bluff Spurs, approximately 3 miles on rocky, uneven terrain with some elevation change, the other hike will be to the dinosaur tracks, approximately 6 miles on rocky, uneven terrain with some elevation change.

Open to ages 8 and over; minors must be accompanied by an adult. Group size is limited; no pets please. Dress appropriately; sunscreen and hat recommended. Wear sturdy footwear appropriate for rough trails; bring two liters of water PER PERSON and a snack. Meet at the rainwater harvesting tower at the GCSNA Visitor’s Center.

Reservations required and will be accepted through noon, June 2, 2017.  Reserve your spot by emailing Sorry, no group reservations. Include name, e-mail address and telephone number for each reservation. Due to weather conditions this program is subject to cancellation. For more information or to confirm program please email or call 210-688-9055, x2009. Natural Area entrance fees apply.

“American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is a nationally recognized trail awareness program that occurs annually on the first Saturday of June and inspires the public to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities, clinics, and trail stewardship projects. National Trails Day® is a registered trademark of American Hiking Society.”


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