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Natural Awakenings Metro Phoenix & Northern Arizona

Start the New Year Right with a First Day Hike

Dec 27, 2017 09:49PM








January 1 marks the sixth annual national collaboration of all 50 state park systems across the nation. Arizona State Parks & Trails and the National Association of State Park Directors encourage people to take a guided hike, walk or tour in participating state parks to explore their beauty and diversity. There are many types of activities to choose from, including desert hikes, bird walks, nature hikes, tours and even a concert.

For a full listing of First Day Hikes with locations, difficulty and length, terrain and tips, visit


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