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First Day Hike - Nolde Forest EEC

Start the New Year off on the right foot. Join Nolde Forest staff for this annual, America’s State Parks, event. Several different hikes offered. Choose the hike that is right for you! All hikes begin at 1PM at the McConnell Education Hall. No registration. Event for all ages! Trails are not stroller friendly.

Hikes include:

Dog Hike – All dogs must be on leash. One dog per hiker. This 1 hour hike will cover approximately 2 miles and has some hills.

Family Hike – Hike for all ages and skills. This 45 minute hike will cover approximately 1 mile at a slower pace.

Hike to Rock Outcrop – This 1.5 hour hike will cover approximately 2.5 miles and includes some steep hills.

Tuesday, January 1 at 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center
2910 New Holland Road, Reading, PA 19607-9448


State Parks


Get Outdoors PA

Outdoor Activities

Hiking and Walking



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Meet at McConnell Education Hall

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Carolyn Seibert

Carolyn Seibert left a negative review 1/1/2019

The weather was so perfect that the parking lot was full. I had to go somewhere else to get a hike in.