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Hiking for Fitness


Jack London State Park

Saturday June 2017 - 8:30am to

Enjoy the outdoors and get back into shape at the same time.

Jack London State Historic Park’s “Hiking for Fitness” series of six classes starts June 3 and is designed to help you get fit, while making new friends and having fun.

You will learn the basics of hiking and how to get the most from your hike, plus how to use yoga and mindfulness to enhance your outdoor experience. Each week the length and difficulty of the guided hikes increase until week six when hikers celebrate at the park’s summit.

June 3 – Introduction and series overview followed by Hiking Basics presented by REI, and an easy, guided hike.

June 10 – Stretching with yoga instructor Dawn Justice and guided hike by docent Jeff Falconer.

June 17 – A hike to the Ancient Redwood where yoga instructor Dawn Justice will incorporate yoga into the hike.

June 24 – Mindfulness and guided hike with docent Jeff Falconer

July 8 – Nature hike on the Sonoma Ridge Trail with naturalist John Lynch

July 15 – Graduation hike to the summit of the park with naturalist John Lynch.

Each hike starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at approximately 11 a.m.

Meet in the ranch parking lot. Each hike is $15, or $75 for all six classes. Parking fee is included. Class sizes are limited, reservations required. For more details go to jacklondonpark.com/hiking-for-fitness-2017.html, or call 938-5216.


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