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Arkansas - First Day Hike

Join ambassadors Kaci Elizabeth Stringer and Julianne Thompson for a First Day Hike!

If you are a registered member, don’t forget to bring your punch card so we can initial it! If you’re not a registered member, you can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here:

Date: 1/01/19
Meeting Time: 10:00 AM
Name: Bench Rock Nature Trail
Address: Indian Creek Public Use Area Garfield, AR, 72732
GPS: 36.419966, -93.889078
Distance: 1.4 Mile Loop
Hours: Approximately 2 Hours
Elevation Gain: 101 Feet
Rating: Yellow -Moderate
Dogs: OK
Men: OK
Kids: OK
Permits/Passes: Not required
Water: 2 Liters per person

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***

The trailhead is on the right side of the road. Be on the look out for a small bridge next to the road that leads to the trailhead. Parking is available either right before this bridge, on the left side of the road, or at the end of the road in Indian Creek Public Park.
Meet us at the trailhead by 10:00 AM! We will do introductions then hit the trail no later than 10:15. You should wear hiking boots or protective trail shoes and bring your 10 hiking essentials as well as snacks or a sack lunch.

Any updates will be posted on the event thread via the pinned post, and we'll update the event description if anything changes!

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