Greater Woodland Park Chamber. - Event Information

Event Name:First Day Hikes - Happy New Year!
Event Type(s):Community Event Calendar
Member Event

Colorado State Parks have taken on the tradition of hosting hikes on New Year’s Day – to start the New Year out right! Three different hikes are offered for First Day Hikes at Mueller today!  Bring water, snacks, and dress for snow!


Hike: Elk Meadow

9:00 am Meet at Elk Meadow Trailhead

Enjoy a hike through forest and meadow on gentle hills.  Watch for signs of wildlife with Volunteer Naturalist Rose. Great views of Pikes Peak!  2.5-mile, moderate hike. Dress for the weather!


Hike: Wapiti Trail

10:00 am Meet at the Visitor Center parking lot

Explore the nature trail in winter splendor!  Discover what wildlife are active in winter.  Led by Volunteer Naturalist Charlene.  1-mile, moderate hike. Dress for the weather!


Forest Bathing Walk to Welcome 2020

11:00 - 1:30 pm  (please arrive by 10:45)

Meet at Outlook Ridge Trailhead

Enjoy a fresh, new start to the year by immersing yourself in the joy & wonder of nature through the relaxing practice of Forest Bathing (from the Japanese,"shinrin-yoku"). Join  Volunteer Naturalist Carrie and Forest Therapy Guide Jane Scanlon for this mindful, slow wander with simple “invitations” for activities to quiet your mind, awaken your senses and connect closely with nature. We’ll end with the sharing of forest tea! Bring sit pad/stool if you have one, water & dress for the weather – snow boots, waterproof pants suggested (there will be some sitting). Ages 9 and up. Maximum 12. Must pre-register at the Visitors Center via walk-in or by calling (719)687-2366.

Event Date:1/1/2020
Event Time:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Mountain
Location:Mueller State Park
21045 Hwy 67 South
Divide, CO 80814

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Contact Person:Linda Groat
(phone: 719-687-2366)

Events are free. Daily pass or annual park pass is required

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