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More than 40 state parks will offer First Day Hikes

OLYMPIA-Washington State Parks is inviting the public to ring in the new year during its annual First Day Hikes event on Jan. 1, 2023.

At least 40 state parks will host staff-led and self-guided hikes, snowshoe excursions, bike rides and more on New Year’s Day.

The First Day Hikes will range in difficulty from paved, flat ADA-accessible trails to moderate hill climbs. A few parks will host more th...