April Hikes:  2.5  - 5 miles, 250 - 1,000 feet gain - Discovery Park

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Series

April Hikes: 2.5 - 5 miles, 250 - 1,000 feet gain - Discovery Park

This beautiful, gentle loop hike through lovely Discovery Park can apply toward your GoHike Graduation! We will keep a steady pace with time for photos of the terrific views. There are some ups and downs.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 207 ft
  • Pace: 1.5-2.0 mph

Meet at 8:30AM, ready to hike, at the Discovery Park Visitor's Center East Parking Lot. Meet right in front of the Visitor's Center doors - google map location https://goo.gl/maps/cinTNMpfJ7WVBcxR6.

Carpooling is not recommended at this time with people outside your household due to the risk of Covid-19.

The hike could be quite muddy in places if it's been raining. The trail varies between forested areas and open meadows. There might not be a restroom at the beginning of the hike, but there are a couple of restrooms/portapottys during the hike. No technical skills or special equipment required. 

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Bring 16 oz of water and a small snack.

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