Palo Duro First Day Hike
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Palo Duro Canyon plans on ringing n the New Year with a first day hike, an after hours affair.

The first hike takes place on Saturday, December 31 at 11:30 p.m. with a second one taking place on Sunday, January 1st at 12;45 a.m.,

Those people planning on taking the palo Duro hike need to meet at the Mack Dick Pavilion Parking Lot.

Th first hike will be taking in part of the Kiowa Trail with park rangers telling stories of the tradition of the First Day Hikes and the importance of starting a fresh New Year.

The second hike will have participants touring the CCC and Triassic Trails and will meet at the Triassic Trailhead.

Those looking on taking the hike to bring along with them comfortable walking/hiking shoes or boots, a headlamp or flashlight, one liter of water per person per mile and weather-appropriate clothing.

The cost of the hike is included in the parks admission fee

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