Join us at our 3rd annual Local Chapter of this National Event!
Alaska State Parks, Delta Junciton Trails Association and the Delta Nordic/Ski Club encourages the public to join them on January 1 for a one-mile ski/hike/snowshoe at Quartz Lake Recreation Area. The event is inspired by a national “First Day Hike” initiative to connect people to their state parks in all 50 states.
“We want to start the year off right to help people with their New Year’s resolutions,” said Bill Kiger, manager forInterpretation and Education for the Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation.” This is the first step in doing the physical activity we all pledge to do in the New Year.”
When: Thursday, Jan 1st 2015 at 12 – 3pm
Where: Quartz Lake, Big Delta, AK
– Bring your own equipment and a snack to share
– Degree of difficulty: EASY
– An all ages event
– Sociable Pets welcome on leash
Participants will meet at the public use cabin in the parking lot at Quart Lake at noon. From there, the group will hike, ski, or snowshoe a half-mile to the historic Galtfelter Cabin where hot drinks and great company await. Bring your own equipment, a snack to share at the cabin and be ready for a fun New Year! A bonfire, hot and cold drinks and some great groomed trails to ski on will be provided. Join us!
For information about this event, call the Northern Regions Parks Office at (907)451-2698