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Hidden Valley Trails Day • Douglas County

Saturday, Jun 7th, 2014 @ 8am-12:30pm
Hidden Valley Camp • 3420 W. Bob Billings Pkwy • Lawrence, KS • Map

In celebration of National Trails Day, Hidden Valley Camp will be open to the public to participate in trail maintenance projects in the morning,and/or guided hikes following the work. The schedule is:
8 am - 11:30 trail maintenance projects
11:30 and noon: short 1/2 hour trail hikes on mostly easy, level terrain.
11:30: one hour hikes covering most of our trail system.
Hidden Valley consists of 40 acres of urban wilderness, with trails crossing streams, prairie, hills, meadows and through woods. See our native butterfly gardens, flowering bioswale, and our efforts in honeysuckle eradication. Trail guides will give tidbits of history, some plant identification, and explain our newest projects. Plant experts are welcome to share their knowledge! After your tour, enjoy trail mix and lemonade and learn more about the camps' mission, history or how to get involved.
No reservations necessary; all tools provided. Wear appropriate clothing, including sturdy, enclosed shoes and apply insect repellent. No strollers or dogs please. Rain date is June 8th.

Contact: Durand Reiber 785-865-4657

Sponsor: Friends of Hidden Valley, Inc.

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