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- Our weekly newsletter, the indispensable Houston Environmental News Update
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Banner Photo Notes: The photo above was taken at Lake Livingston State Park, one of several local state parks that are hosting First Day Hikes, part of the national First Day Hikes initiative. The First Day Hikes events range from brisk strolls on scenic trails, bike rides, short treks with four-legged family members, bird walks, beachcombing, campfires, paddles, and full moon walks to more strenuous hikes for experienced visitors. Local hikes are are being held at
- Hunstville State Park
- Sheldon Lake State Park (see photo at right)
- Brazos Bend State Park
- Galveston Island State Park, and
- Lake Livingston State Park.
Last year, 75 state parks hosted 121 First Day Hikes event across Texas. More than 3,700 participants walked, paddled and biked 7,600 miles at a Texas State Park. A complete list of First Day Hike events can be found on the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s calendar page. Photo © Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.