You’re Invited to Start the New Year at a Virginia State Park

On New Year’s Day 2015,  Virginia’s 36 state parks parks will offer hiking opportunities, contests, and special events as part of a nationwide initiative by America’s State Parks to get people outdoors and into parks.  A list of New Year’s Day hike offerings is available online at http://bit.ly/VSP1stday.  Details about the day’s contests are available online at  http://bit.ly/2015hikes.

The Web site for Virginia State Parks is http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/index.shtml.

The Web site for America’s State Parks is http://www.americasstateparks.org/.

Source: Virginia State Parks to celebrate New Year with First Day Hikes, contests and more, Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation News Release, 12/17/14.

035 Ghost Crab at Kiptopeke SP Oct7

Ghost crab at Virginia’s Kiptopeke State Park in Northampton County, October 7, 2007.

 

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