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
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.