MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) The Vermont Department of Forest, Parks and Recreation is inviting residents to get an active start to the new year with a guided hike at a Vermont state park on New Year's Day.
Professional guides and outdoor experts will lead family-friendly hikes at Mount Ascutney State Park in Windsor, Long Pond and Lake Willoughby in Westmore, and at Big Deer State Park in Groton.
Hikers are urged to dress for the weather and to bring beverages and snacks and snowshoes if needed.
Details about the length and start time of the hikes and where to park can be found online on the Vermont State Parks blog.
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