Jan 01, 2015-
Jan 01, 2015
10:00AM - 02:00PM
First Day Hike
First Day Hike
2400 London Ranch Road Glen Ellen, CA
Event Description


Start the New Year off on the right foot!

Join the First Day Hike at



Part of the national 50 state-collaboration
“First Day Hikes” movement


January 1, 2015

On January 1. 2015 Jack London State Historic Park will participate in the National “First Day Hikes” movement sponsored by America’s State Parks and California State Parks, offering an opportunity to kick off your new year with a healthy start. The January 1, 2015 hike for health at Jack London State Historic Park is part of a 50-state collaborative national fitness event and is the first in a series of Fitness Hikes at the Park for 2015. (regular updates on these fitness hikes available at

Jack London State Historic Park, with its vast 1400 scenic acres and over 20 miles of trails is an ideal place to maintain a fitness regimen and this “First Day Hike” is a perfect way to get it in motion. Hike the entire trail or just a portion—friendly docents will guide hikers back at various points along the way. The moderately strenuous 8-mile/4 hour hike will wind through trails rewarding hikers at the top of the summit with sweeping vistas of Sonoma Valley (photo above of 2104 group of hikers).

The “First Day Hike” idea began in 2013 when over 22,000 people hiked in over 400 various hikes, tours and walks throughout all 50 states.


The January 1, 2015 First Day Hike at Jack London State Historic Park:


WHEN: Thursday January 1, 2015 at 10:00 am (hike lasts 4 hours)


WHERE: Hikers meet in Upper Parking Area/Beauty Ranch parking lot (turn right from kiosk)
at Jack London State Historic Park 2400 London Ranch Road in Glen Ellen


First Day Hike at Jack London State Historic Park costs $10. Online pre-registration is recommended. This does NOT include $10 per car parking fee, payable at entrance kiosk.


Please note:
Sorry, no dogs allowed on this hike and it may not be appropriate for children under 13

Hikers should wear sturdy shoes; bring plenty of water and snacks; Hiking poles suggested. Heavy rain cancels hike.

Call (707) 938-5216 for questions or more information.

Fee: $10.00

Contact Information
Name: Jack London State Historic Park     Email:
Phone: 707-938-5216



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