Outdoors: Nov. 17 to 23

November 17th, 2017 6:01 am

THIS WEEK: Nov. 17 to Nov. 23

Hawk Mountain, difficult 7-mile hike. Meet at the Park & Ride on Route 309 near Blackman St. (across from KMART) at 9:45 a.m. Nov. 19 and leave at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Hike includes rock scrambles. Leader Rich McNulty 570- 239-8237. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Guided Hike at Hickory Run State Park: Hawk Falls and Orchard Trail, 1 to 3 p.m. Nov. 19. Meet at Hawk Falls trailhead parking lot, about 4.5 miles west of park office on Route 534. The walk will be slow enough to observe wildlife. Please bring water and a snack, wear sturdy shoes, dress for the weather and register at events.dcnr.pa.gov or 570-443-0400.

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Tubs Natural Area, moderate 5 + 3 mile hike. Meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 3 and leave at noon. Bring snack and water. We will all hike the first 5 miles. At your discretion you may join the hike leader for an additional 3 miles. Leader Rita Skechus 570-457-0527. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Francis Walter Dam. Difficult 5 mile hike. Meet at the Sears Auto Center, Wyoming Valley Mall at 11:45 a.m. Dec. 10 and leave at noon. Bring snack and water. Leader Rich McNulty 570-239-8237. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Cherry Run Trail-Connector (Little Cherry Run) at Ricketts Glen State Park. Moderate 6 mile hike. Meet at Dallas Shopping Center, Route 309 in Dallas at 10:45 a.m. Dec. 17 and leave at 11 a.m. Bring lunch and water. Leader Tom Barnard 570-388-4060. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

Wyoming Valley Levee. Easy 5 mile hike. Meet at Levee parking lot next to Midway Shopping Center (across from Swetland Homestead) on US Route 11 at 12:45 p.m. Dec. 31 and leave at 1 p.m. Sponsored by Susquehanna Trailers Hiking Club.

A difficult, 7-mile hike will take place on Hawk Mountain Nov. 19. Hikers will meet at the Park & Ride on 309 near Blackman Street in Wilkes-Barre.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_OutdoorsGeneric.cmyk_-2.jpgA difficult, 7-mile hike will take place on Hawk Mountain Nov. 19. Hikers will meet at the Park & Ride on 309 near Blackman Street in Wilkes-Barre. Times Leader file photo
Photo courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden Birds like this Cardinal will be the subject of a workshop at the Piedmont Physic Garden from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 15. The workshop will be conducted by Rusty Wilson, a graduate of Clemson University with a major in Zoology. Wilson's presentation will include photos he has taken of birds in his backyard and nearby parks as well as a brief history on each bird.
http://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/web1_thumbnail_bird1-1.jpgPhoto courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden Birds like this Cardinal will be the subject of a workshop at the Piedmont Physic Garden from 10 a.m.-noon on Saturday, April 15. The workshop will be conducted by Rusty Wilson, a graduate of Clemson University with a major in Zoology. Wilson's presentation will include photos he has taken of birds in his backyard and nearby parks as well as a brief history on each bird.Times Leader file photo


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