NEWPORT, AR (KAIT) - Ring in the New Year by taking a hike.
Jacksonport State Park will host a special family-friendly hike along the Tunstall River Walk on Friday, Jan. 1, 2016.
The First Day Hike-New Beginning Family Ramble will start at 10 a.m.
At the midway point, park staff will treat hikers to s'mores over a campfire and hot-spiced apple cider, as well as other special activities.
Park officials suggest hikers bring along bottled water, snacks, binoculars, cameras and birding books. The Tunstall River Walk, they say, is a great place to see woodpeckers and northern cardinals.
The 1.2-mile walk along the White River is level and maintained year-round.
For more information, contact the staff at Jacksonport State Park, 205 Avenue St. in Newport, at (870) 523-2143 or email Jacksonport@arkansas.com.
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