10th Annual “Take a Hike” Hiking Spree 2017

10th Annual “Take a Hike” Hiking Spree 2017
Kickoff on Saturday, September 9,
9:00am at the Highlands Center, FREE!
Sponsored by The Hike Shack

Hike at least 8 of 12 trails between Saturday, September 9 and Tuesday, December 12 to be entered into a prize drawing to win a $200 gift card to The Hike Shack

The 10th annual Take a Hike, Hiking Spree 2017 kick-off takes place Saturday, September 9th at the Highlands Center. Join us for a morning hike and continental breakfast. 2017 trail maps with hiking tips are available at the Highlands Center. Complete black and white map packets will be $5, colored packets $10.

The Hiking Spree has always been about getting people of all ages off the couch and out to nature to enjoy the beautiful trails of the Central Highlands. Over the past ten years thousands of hikers have discovered new trails, vistas and special spots to connect with the wonders of the natural world. Hike at least 8 of 12 specially chosen trails between Saturday, September 9 and Tuesday, December 12. Return your completed form to the Benson Family Nature Store at the Highlands Center by Tuesday, December12 to be entered into a prize drawing to win a $200 gift card to The Hike Shack and to be eligible to purchase a specially designed medallion ($5) that can be mounted to any hiking stick. Whether you do all 12 trails or just a few, the Spree provides the maps and perhaps the motivation to get more active and explore all the region has to offer.

About the Highlands Center for Natural History:

Formed in 1996, the Highlands Center for Natural History is a non-profit organization developed to foster an appreciation for and knowledge of the natural wonders of the Central Highlands of Arizona. Operating on an 80-acre campus near Lynx Lake through a Special Use Permit with Prescott National Forest, the Highlands Center is a regional hub for lifelong learning, designed to invite discovery of the wonders of nature through on and offsite programs, supported by contributions from individuals, corporations, foundations and community partners. In 2016 The James Family Discovery Gardens were opened, celebrating the beauty and extraordinary biological diversity of the Central Highlands in an accessible Native Botanical Garden.

Visit www.highlandscenter.org for more information.

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