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.