Outdoors Listings: July 4 through 10

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An easy, 6-mile levee walk will be hosted by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club on July 8 in Kingston.
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THIS WEEK: July 4 through 10

Levee Walk, easy 6-mile hike. Meet at Church Street Parking Lot in Kingston at 12:45 p.m. July 8 and leave at 1 p.m. Bring snack and water. Leader Tom Barnard 570-262-7957. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

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Shades of Death and Sand Springs Trails, at Hickory Run State Park, part of park hiking series with naturalist. Meet at 9 a.m. July 11 at Hickory Run State Park Office, Route 534, White Haven. Length 3.5 miles. Terrain difficult. No registration required. Free. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes and bring water. Well-behaved and friendly dogs on a leash are welcome. Info, call 570-403-2006.

Volunteer Workday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 12, at Nescopeck State Park, Honey Hole Road, Drums. Join us for some light volunteer work! Equipment is provided. Long pants and a long sleeve layer are recommended. Meet at the park office. Registration required so we can plan projects and equipment accordingly. 570-403-2006

Birding at Frances Slocum, join Bruce Troy from Wild Birds Unlimited for a leisurely walk through the park to seek out beautiful birds at 8:30 a.m. July 12. Meet in the parking lot at the Environmental Education Center and boat rental at Frances Slocum State Park in Kingston Township. 570-675-9900

Introduction to Kayaking for Seniors, 1 p.m. July 17, Nescopeck State Park, Honey Hole Road, Drums. Lake Frances is perfect for beginners. This hour-long session is for folks who have never kayaked before. You must register in advance by calling 570-403-2006. Wear shorts and shoes that can get wet and meet park staff at Lake Frances in the park. $5 per person, payable the day of the program with exact change required.

Pocono Environmental Center (PEEC) moderate 8.5 mile hike. Meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 9:45 a.m. July 22 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader Rita Skechus, 570-457-0527. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Worlds End State Park in Sullivan County. Difficult 10-mile hike. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 9:45 a.m. Aug. 5 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader John McFadden 570-267-8143. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Skyline and Sand Springs areas at Hickory Run State Park. Difficult 8.5-mile hike. Meet at the Park & Ride on Rte 309 near Blackman St. (across from KMART) at 9:45 a.m. Aug. 12 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader Nicole Gfeller, 610-547-5434. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Bulldozer Trail at Ricketts Glen State Park. Difficult 8-mile hike. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 10:45 a.m. Aug. 19 and leave at 11 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Hike includes steep inclines. Leader John McFadden 570-267-8143. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Cherry Run Trail at Ricketts Glen State Park. Moderate 12.5-mile hike. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 8:45 a.m. Aug. 26 and leave at 9 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader Rich McNulty 570-239-8237. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Monument Trail at High Point State Park, N.J. Moderate/difficult 7.5-mile hike. Meet at the Park & Ride on Rt. 315 in Dupont at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 16 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader Rich McNulty 570-239-8237. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Salt Springs State Park in Susquehanna County. Moderate 6-mile hike. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 10:45 a.m. Sept. 23 and leave at 11 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader Bob Boettger, 570-346-8010. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Falls Trail At Ricketts Glen State Park, difficult 7-mile hike. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 30 and leave at noon. Bring snack and water. Leader Rita Skechus, 570-457-0527. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

An easy, 6-mile levee walk will be hosted by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club on July 8 in Kingston.
https://www.theweekender.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_LeveeExercise.jpgAn easy, 6-mile levee walk will be hosted by the Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club on July 8 in Kingston. Submitted photo