First Day Hike at Lewis & Clark State Park

Start your New Year's Day off right with a hike in Lewis & Clark State Park near Toledo, brought to you by Washington State Parks.

Join those wanting to get outdoors on the first day of 2017 at one of Washington's oldest State Parks, Lewis and Clark State Park just north of Toledo on Jackson Highway. Explore the old-growth forest and its habitat, and get to know more about this beautiful piece of nature right here in Lewis County.

Information provided by State Parks:

When: 10 a.m.
Where: Meet at the main entrance gate
Name of trail: Trail of the Deer Path
Length of Hike: 1.5 miles or shorter depending on hiker’s choice of route
Difficulty: Moderate
Things to know: Be prepared for some minor uphill travel
Minimum Age: None
Gear: Don’t forget to bring plenty of water, warm clothing and rain gear (just in case). Sturdy hiking shoes or muck-boots are strongly encouraged
Pets: Dogs, on a leash
Cancellation info: (360) 274-0962

For more on this and other First Day Hikes, visit Washington State Parks' Adventure Awaits blog!

To get to Lewis and Clark State Park from I-5, take Exit 68 and head east on Highway 12. Take a right at the traffic light at Mary's Corner and proceed just over a mile to the park entrance. If coming from the eastern reaches, follow U.S. 12 west to Mary's Corner, take a left at the light and go about a mile to the park entrance. The entrance will be on your right.

Sunday, January 1, 2017 at 10:00am

Places to stay nearby

Lewis and Clark State Park

Toledo, Napavine, South
Starting at: $12.00

River Oaks RV Park & Campground

Toledo, South
Starting at: $35.00

RiversEdge Lodge & RV Park

Toledo, South
Starting at: $12.50

Places to eat nearby

Betty's Place

601 N. 5th St.,
Toledo, WA 98591
(360) 864-4867

Subway (Morton)

2nd St,
Morton, WA 98356
(360) 496-6664

Mrs. Beesley's Burgers

393 Cowlitz Ridge Rd.,
Toledo, WA 98591
(360) 864-4866

Starbucks (Napavine)

1290 Rush Rd.,
Napavine, WA
(360) 740-3746

Ramblin Jacks Rib Eye

1336 Rush Rd.,
Napavine, WA 98532
(360) 748-6066

The Club

318 NE 1st St.
Winlock, WA
(360) 785-3143

Carl's Jr.

1276 Rush Road,
Napavine, WA 98532
(360) 748-6495

Frosty's Saloon & Grill

113 W. Front St.,
Napavine, WA 98532
(360) 262-3980

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