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Dec
15
8:00 AM08:00

Louisiana - Chicot State Park

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! 
If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here: https://girls-who-hike.myshopify.com/products/gwh-new-member-kit 

I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member 


Trail Rating: TBD
Date: December 15, 2018
Time: 8:00 am
Distance: TBD
Elevation Gain: TBD
AllTrails Track: TBD
Water Required: TBD
Additional items: bug spray, protein bar or small snack

Dogs: no
Permits / Passes: $3.00 pay at gate upon entrance
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 
Kids: no
Men: no

***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***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

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Nov
11
9:30 AM09:30

Louisiana - Bogue Chitto State Park Gorge Run Trail

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! 
If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here: https://girls-who-hike.myshopify.com/products/gwh-new-member-kit 

I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only.

Bogue Chitto State Park Gorge Run Trail 
Trail Rating: GREEN: Mellow hike, easy to follow, elevation gain of 1,000ft. and under, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 1-2L of water required.
Date: November 11, 2018
Time: 9:30 am
Distance: 6-7 miles, loop
Elevation Gain: 272 ft
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/louisiana/bogue-chitto-state-park-gorge-run-trail
Water Required: 1-2L
Additional items: bug spray, protein bar or small snack

Dogs: yes, on lease
Permits / Passes: $3.00 pay at gate upon entrance
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Meet at Park Office and we will caravan to trailhead (map in photo section- office marked with a star)
Kids: yes
Men: yes

***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***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

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Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Louisiana - Chicot State Park

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

Use this address- since the arboretum is closed on Sundays, we are entering from the old address at 4213 Chicot Park Rd., Ville Platte, LA.

Trail Rating: mostly flat, some steep inclines, boardwalks
Date: Oct 14
Time: 9:00 am
Distance: 4-5 mile hike
Elevation Gain: 217 ft
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: old entrance off the Chicot Park Rd. The address is 4213 Chicot Park Rd., Ville Platte, LA.
Water: 2-3 liters

Permits / Passes: no fee
AllTrails Track: Check out this trail on AllTrails.
https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/louisiana/arboretum-loop?p=20372863
Kids: yes
Men: yes
Dogs: no

***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***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

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

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Sep
16
9:00 AM09:00

Louisiana - Blackwater Conservation Area

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

If you are a registered member of GWH and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I 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: https://girls-who-hike.myshopify.com/products/gwh-new-member-kit


Blackwater Conservation Area
Trail Rating: Green. Boardwalks/flat trails for the hike
Date: Sept 16
Time: 9:00 am
Distance: 3 mile hike
Elevation Gain: 0
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: http://www.brec.org/index.cfm/park/BlackwaterConservationArea
Meeting spot: see picture icon in comments “You are Here”

Water: 1-2 liters
Dogs: no
Permits / Passes: no
AllTrails Track: TBD
Kids: yes
Men: yes



***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***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

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

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Aug
26
8:30 AM08:30

Louisiana - Hike & Paddle at Tickfaw State Park

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

Tickfaw State Park
Trail Rating: Green. Boardwalks/flat trails for the hike & slow moving river for the paddle (little to no current unless heavy rainfall)
Date: Aug 26
Time: 8:30 am
Distance: 3 mile hike then 1-2 mile paddle
Elevation Gain: 0
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Meet at Visitor Center
30.382248, -90.631123
https://www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks/parks/tickfaw-state-park/index
Dogs: no
Permits / Passes: $3 entry fee pp for park ; $20 canoe rental (1st come, 1st serve)
tel:1-225-294-5020
AllTrails Track: TBD
Kids: no
Men: no

Since it will be hot, We will do the hiking trails then jump into kayaks/canoes to (hopefully) have a cooler time on the water. Bring plenty of water, snacks.

Hiking section: The hiking trails are located on the map and in the comments section. Out and Back/loop: Nature Center trail- Cut Off trail-Gum Cypress trail-Nature Center trail. 

Paddling section: You can bring your own kayak, canoe or even paddleboard. They have canoes for rent $20, but its 1st come, 1st serve. Our hike starts at 8:30am, so if you need to rent a canoe, please arrive 8/8:15 to rent and then you will be able to pick it up after the hike. 

The hike will be first, so you can choose to not paddle. Post in the comments section to find canoe partners.

http://www.tickfaw-state-park.com/canoe-rentals-tickfaw-state-park.htm

***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***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

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

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Jul
14
9:00 AM09:00

Louisiana - Clark Creek Natural Area

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Tara Lusignan

Trail: Clark Creek Natural Area hike- improved & rock bed trail. We will not be hiking the primitive trail.
Trail Rating: YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, gravel road hike with occasional rock bed sections. Small elevation gain. Heat will be a factor, please bring plenty of water and a few snacks. 

Date: July 14, 2018
Time: 9:00 am

Distance: 3-4 miles

Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 366 Fort Adams Road, Woodville, MS 39669; https://www.mdwfp.com/parks-destinations/state-parks/clark-creek

AllTrails: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/mississippi/clark-creek-improved-trail

Permits / Passes: $4.00 per car. Permits are available at the trail head, located behind the bathrooms. Cash or Check only, this station is not manned. 

We will stay on the improved trail (wide gravel walking path) for this hike, but will venture into the rock beds to view the additional waterfalls. There are some places where your feet can get wet and you will have to step on/over rocks. If you do not want to partake in this, there is the option to wait on the main trail as we will be returning to the same location. There are hills along this trail, but can also be taken at a relaxed pace. 

PLEASE bring shoes with a good non-slip grip and do not wear broken or torn shoes. 

As all us locals know, it will be HOT so be prepared and bring plenty of water. It is also a good idea to pack a towel a small towel as there are water holes to cool off in.

***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***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

Any updates will be posted on the event thread via the pinned post, and I’ll update the event description if anything changes! If you are bringing a +1, please let me know.

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