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December 7, 2018

After Hours: Take a snowshoe hike this winter

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Guided hikes are offered this winter at Lake Easton State Park. Guides will share natural history, and tips on snowshoeing and snow safety.

SEATTLE — Washington State Parks is offering family-friendly, guided snowshoe hikes this winter at Lake Easton State Park, 17 miles east of Snoqualmie Summit.

The three-mile hikes start promptly at 12:30 p.m. on the following dates: Dec. 15, 19 and 26; Jan. 1, 12, 13 and 26, 27; and Feb. 9, 10 and 23, 24. Hikes will be on moderate terrain, and last about two and a half hours.

Groups will meet at the park's day use area, 150 Lake Easton State Park Road in Easton. Arrive early and be ready to hit the trail at 12:30 p.m. Bring snowshoes, poles, layered clothing, boots and water.

Guides will share natural history, and tips on snowshoeing and snow safety.

Information is at (509) 925-1943 and on the state parks web page: parks.state.wa.us/Winter



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