May 04, 2018 to May 05, 2018 in Fort Payne , AL
Friday: Welcome Social & Presentation, 6 p.m.; Saturday: 9:00, 1:00, & 3:00 hike times, with a presentation at DeSoto's Lodge at 7:15 p.m.website
Springtime at DeSoto State Park is truly beautiful, with wildflowers & trees blooming around every corner. Join DeSoto State Park staff & guest speakers for a wonderful weekend of learning about the many species of blooming plants found on Lookout Mountain. Choose to stay the whole weekend, or just come for the day to enjoy the hikes and programs. Weekend starts off with a welcome social and guest speaker program on Friday night, a day full of hikes to choose from and a guest speaker on Saturday night. Saturday Hikes: DeSoto's trails can vary from fairly flat terrain to slightly steep inclines & rocky ground. Each hike is marked for its difficulty level. Be sure to wear appropriate footwear & bring water & snacks along on the hikes. Throughout the course of the day you will be able to choose from 3 separate hikes, each hike with different leaders. Visit website for hike descriptions. Hike leaders and speakers will be announced closer to time. Hikes held at 9:00, 1:00, and 3:00, with a wildflower presentation at DeSoto's Lodge at 7:15 p.m. Where: DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne, Alabama Fee: free to the public and great for all ages! For complete schedule, see http://www.alapark.com/DSP-Wildflower-Saturday. For any inquires call 256-845-0051 or email DeSoto.StatePark@dcnr.alabama.gov.