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Saltwater State Park: First Day Hike

Want to kick off the new year on a healthier foot? Join Saltwater State Park in the First Day Hike! Walk the trails and discover plant and wildlife! Or walk the beach and take in the natural beauty! Make sure to bundle up!

“Hike a mile through history at Saltwater State Park: Explore the legacy and influence of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) – a service program started in 1933 during the Great Depression to conserve natural resources and provide employment for young out-of-work men. The CCC built much of the park. Traverse down to the beach area for a more in-depth glimpse into the CCC’s history. And learn the role Saltwater State Park played in forging a friendship between the rival cities of Seattle and Tacoma.  Open House Tour of the CCC Cabin will be from 10 – noon.”

When: 10 a.m. (Nature walk) Guided tour of the native plant interpretive nature trail (0.3 miles) followed by 12 p.m. (Explore the Beach) a longer walk on the loop trail (1.5miles) Where: Meet at the CCC Interpretive Center Log Cabin for nature walk and the beach for explore the beach Gear: Dress For the Weather! Warm clothes, sturdy footwear Difficulty: Interpretive nature trail – Easy Loop trail – Moderate Pets? Yes (on leash) Cancellation Info: (253) 661-4955

No Discover Pass needed for this event

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