Kick off the New Year with a winter bird hike at Weldon Springs State Park. Natural Resources Coordinator Carol Thompson will lead a guided bird walk at 8:30 AM on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 from Chautauqua Picnic Area. State Parks in all fifty states are offering First Day Hikes to promote healthy lifestyles, shared stewardship of our natural and recreational resources, and year-round recreation in America’s State Parks. All skill levels are welcome; binoculars will be available for loan. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather. The hike will total approximately one mile over moderate terrain with frequent stops.
For more information, call the Park Office at 217-935-2644.