While Labor Day’s unofficial mark of summer’s end has passed, there is still plenty of amazing weekend weather to enjoy and plenty of programs available at our state parks. What’s better is that two events at Susquehannock State Park, happening on Sep. 8, are completely free!
So here’s what’s happening at Susquehannock State Park on Sunday, Sep. 8. In honor of International Vulture Day, the park will host “The Incredible Vulture Hike”. The hike is 1-½ miles over mostly easy terrain with one steep uphill. The hike will be from 2 – 3:30 p.m. and participants are to meet at the Hawk Point Pavilion parking area. It is suggested to bring binoculars for a close-up view of these magnificent birds.
Next up is a Sunday evening event, “Golden Hour Photography Hike: Views of Susquehannock” from 6-7:30 p.m., and again, participants are to meet at the Hawk Point Pavilion parking area. For this program, participants are invited to enjoy a scenic hike through the park and catch an opportunity to snap photos just before sunset. You may bring your own camera or borrow one from the park (on a first come basis) and those that borrow a park camera will be able to take their pictures with them on DVD.
Both hikes are on park trails ranging from easy to moderate with some elevation change. Participants will need to wear sturdy and comfortable hiking boots or shoes and bring plenty of water. For more information, please contact South-Central Region Outdoor Recreation Coordinator, George Barner at (814) 733-2203.
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