Forest Ranger Matina Coron of Van Riper State Park Celebrates National Trails Day June 2nd

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National Trails Day at Van Riper State Park June 2nd

National Trails Day at Van Riper State Park June 2nd

Champion, Michigan – Ranger Matina Coron of the Van Riper State Park joined Todd Pazz on the 8th Day Saturday to highlight the value of the Saturday hike at 2 p.m. She also reveals that she really loves her outdoor office.

With over 1/2 mile of frontage on Lake Michigamme and over 1.5 miles on the Peshekee River, a short hike on National Trails Day (June 2nd) started at 2p and

went to about 3p.m., depending on how many interesting sights hikers came across to see during the hike. The hike explores the trails near the Beaver Pond and around Miner’s Loop.

The annual National Trails Day is hosted by the American Hiking Society. To find out more information about the National Trails Day, visit the American

Hiking Society’s website (https://www.nationaltrailsday.americanhiking.org/)

Hiker’s were advise to wear sensible shoes and BYOBS (bring your own bug spray). A Recreation Passport is required for entry into all Michigan state parks

and recreation areas, which can be purchase for $16/year at the park (only $11 when purchased with a license plate during registration renewal.

This guided hike will be the perfect opportunity for family and friends to explore the forest and enjoy some of Michigan’s wildlife. If you have questions about this event, contact Van Riper State Park 851 County Road AKE, Champion, MI 49814 or call (906) 339-4461, Twitter: @vanriperstatepk, and Facebook: VanRiperSP

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Van Riper Map for National Trails Day June 2nd

Van Riper Map for National Trails Day June 2nd

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