May 23, 2023

Scotts Bluff N.M. to host guided hike in celebration of National Trails Day

Posted May 23, 2023 12:30 PM

News Release

Gering, NE – National Trails Day® is a day of public events aimed at advocacy and trail service. Tens of thousands of hikers, bikers, paddlers, horseback riders, trail clubs, federal and local agencies, land trusts, and businesses come together in partnership to advocate for, maintain, We will celebrate National Trails Day® on June 3, 2023 at Scotts Bluff National Monument with a ranger-guided hike.

Photo by: Great Plain James,
Photo by: Great Plain James,

Join Park Ranger Eric Grunwald for a fun hike down the popular Saddle Rock Trail. Along the way Ranger Grunwald will point out geologic features and talk about the history of the trail. Participants of all ages are permitted. However, participants must be prepared to walk 1.6 miles and descend 435 feet on an uneven, paved trail. Sections of the trail have steep drop-offs. Registration is required. To register, please call the monument visitor center at 308-436-9700.

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