Join us for the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's annual Family Hiking Day on Saturday, September 28, 2019.
ATC's Family Hiking Day is a great opportunity to get outdoors with the whole family. Take a hike together or try different hikes and compare notes later. Then join us for our Family Hiking Day Celebration at Children's Lake in Boiling Springs. We'll have hikes, outdoor activities for kids, and a special visit from Smokey Bear! Celebration activities kick off at 9:00 am and end at 2:00 pm.
Hike Hawk Rock at Your Own Pace - Discover spectacular views from atop the Appalachian Trail at Hawk Rock with Deb Takach, president of the Duncannon Outdoor Club. Take a moment up top to view the gorgeous Pennsylvania landscape and to search for any wildlife flying over.
Meet at 9:00 am and be ready for a Family Hike with your Family Hike Packing List:
o Backpack (To carry water, snacks, etc.)
o One reusable water bottle per person
o Snacks (Granola bars, trail mix, etc.)
o Sturdy footwear (Hiking shoes/boots)
o Hat for sun protection
o Waterproof rain jacket or poncho
o Warm layer (e.g. Long-sleeve quick-dry shirt)
o Bug spray
o Cell phone
This will be a moderate to strenuous hike (big climb!), about 2 miles, over a relaxed timeline. The hike will cancel if rain is forecast.
Participation is free but space is limited, so please SIGN UP below. Registration closes two days prior to the event.