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America’s State Parks First Day Hikes offers free guided hike on Angel Island

California State Parks First Day HikesGet on board for America’s State Parks’ First Day Hikes Program

Captain Maggie McDonogh & Crew invite you to hop on Angel Island Ferry’s 10 a.m. ferry on Jan. 1, 2018 and “Take a Hike” with America’s State Parks FREE “Fist Day Hikes” Guided Hike Program.

Kick start your healthy New Year’s resolutions with a fun outdoor adventure on Angel Island State Park

When the New Year rolls around, many people find themselves looking for ways to live a healthier lifestyle.  Resolutions such as loosing weight, exercising more…and eating healthy top the list of New Year’s resolutions.  Participating in America’s State Parks’ First Day Hikes Program is a fun and healthy way to kick off 2018 and your New Year’s health and fitness goals.

Click here for our current Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry Schedule.

The following event information  has been provided by event host, America’s State Parks:

Explore Angel Island on Jan. 1, 2018 with a guided hike around the Island's perimeter road.

Take in amazing views & learn about Angel Island on Jan. 1, 2018 with First Day Hikes.

State Park:  Angel Island State Park

Name of Trail: Fire Roads

Time of Event: 10 a.m.

Meeting Location: Ayala Cove Ferry Dock (This is where you disembark from Angel Island – Tiburon Ferry once at Angel Island State Park.)

Difficulty: Moderate

Minimum Age for Children: 0

Restrictions: No pets or strollers. Must reach island by ferry.

Length of Hike (miles): 4

Things to bring: Bring water bottle, lunch, rain gear if needed – hike will happen rain or shine, dress in layers.  (Please bring all food, water and snacks needed – the Angel Island Cafe operates seasonally and is closed for its Winter break until Spring 2018.)

Cancellation Information: 415-435-5390

Additional Information: Hike the path less traveled and learn about Angel Island State Park’s natural and cultural history. Military history dates from the Civil War though the Cold War. The island is also home to the Angel Island Immigration Station called by some Ellis Island West. Great views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge weather permitting.

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