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Dayton Bluff Preserve “1st Hike ” of the Year

The Dayton Bluffs Preserve is holding it’s third annual First Day Hike on New Years Day 2022. First Day Hikes are held in many parks throughout the country in an effort help people “start the year off on the right foot”. Begun in Massachusetts in 1992, the concept of a First Day Hike went the nationwide in 2012. Dayton Bluffs Preserve has held a First Day Hike since 2019.

Anyone can participate in the Dayton Bluffs event.  The hikes will start at the Dayton Bluffs Preserve anytime between 8 AM and Noon. No reservations are needed.

Due to Covid-19, individuals will be expected to direct their own hike and social distancing will be encouraged. A bonfire will be maintained and the first 60 participants will be treated to a cup of hot chocolate.

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