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first day hikes

First Day Hikes in Maryland State Parks

First Day Hikes include First Weekend Outdoor Opportunities, with Ranger-led Hikes and Self-Guided Hike Options for the Whole Family!

Maryland State Parks will be offering First Weekend hike opportunities across the state from December 31, 2021- January 2, 2022. First Day Hikes are part of a nationwide initiative led by America’s State Parks that encourages all 50 states to offer outdoor hiking opportunities on the first day of the new year! Join in Maryland on January 1 or throughout the first weekend of the new year for a hike at a state park near you.

The closest one to us is a self-guided, mile-long, easy First Day Hike in Sandy Point State ParkRead more.

First Day Hikes in Anne Arundel County

aa county first day hikesThe hikes are intended to promote an alternate way of celebrating the New Year by going outside, getting some exercise, and enjoying local nature and history. Start your year off on the right foot by joining knowledgeable park rangers, naturalists, and volunteers in one of our County’s beautiful parks:

  • Bacon Ridge Natural Area, 10am – noon
  • Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 9am – noon
  • Downs Park, 10 – 11:30am
  • Kinder Farm Park, 10 – 11:30am
  • Fort Smallwood Park, 10 – 11am
  • Lake Waterford Park, 10 – 11:30am
  • South River Farm Park, noon – 2pm
  • Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Park, 2 – 3:30pm
  • Magothy Greenway Natural Area, 10am – 2pm
    • Magothy River Association presents a self-guided hike, perfect for social distancing, that includes a scavenger hunt for kids (and grown-ups).

MRA scavenger hunt listMagothy River Association logo

Sturdy footwear, binoculars, cameras, and a water bottle are recommended. Dress for the weather. Current health guidelines will be followed. This program is free, but registration is required.

See page 24 of the County’s Winter Program Guide for details or click here.

First Day Hikes in Annapolis

Spa Creek – Join the Spa Creek Conservancy and hike in the creek that runs through the heart of Annapolis. Info.


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Spa Creek First Day Hike

first day hikeJoin volunteers from Spa Creek Conservancy to celebrate 2020 and hike to the headwaters of Spa Creek.

You’ll be amazed that you are still in Annapolis as you walk through restored areas of the creek and see beaver dams, a wooded marsh, skunk cabbage and bald cypress trees, all signs of a creek on the mend. Dress appropriately for the weather with shoes you don’t mind getting muddy. Parts of the hike will go through the marsh and through thick brush. Not appropriate for young children.

Meet in the parking lot at the track behind Bates Middle School at Weems Whalen Field.

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