National Trails Day

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Location:           Sky Meadows State Park, , Delaplane, VA

Cost:                    $4/vehicle

Contact Info:   Christa Kermode,  540-592-3556

skymeadows@dcr.virginia.gov

Website:              www.virginiastateparks.gov

Description: Saturday, June 4, is National Trails Day, a nationwide trails celebration that encourages outdoor enthusiasts to give some appreciation and sweat equity back to their favorite footpaths. Created by the American Hiking Association, the annual hiker holiday includes trail work projects, educational exhibits, trail dedications, gear demonstrations, and instructional workshops across the country.  This year Sky Meadows State Park, in partnership with Blue Ridge Mountain Sports, will be holding a local National Trails Day event from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM.  Activities will include: trail maintenance & clean up and a special hiking presentation by Blue Ridge Mountain Sports.

Please bring clippers, swing blades, rakes and gloves.  Wear appropriate clothing & footwear including; long pants, long sleeved shirts, and work/hiking boots are suggested.  The first 40 volunteers will receive a FREE National Trails Day T-shirt. All volunteers will receive a free lunch, water, and energy bars.  This is a great volunteer opportunity.  No registration is required.