State parks across Virginia, including Machicomoco State Park at Hayes, will be hosting First Day Hikes on Monday, Jan. 1.
First Day Hikes have become a tradition for many people and it is the perfect opportunity to get some exercise, explore outdoors and connect with nature all while enjoying the park’s unique beauty this season, a release stated.
The Machicomoco hike is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
“Reset and refresh by starting 2024 in a beautiful natural space filled with history as you explore Machicomoco’s stunning vistas while being treated to a warm beverage, a freshly baked treat, and an enlightening guided hike exploring the indigenous people who truly demonstrated their understanding and appreciation of this land,” the park website stated.
“Finally, we’ll invite you and your friends and family to join us in creating something special to pay it forward and share a positive, inspirational gift you’ll make for someone else, to inspire good will in the new year a...
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