Grab your program form and your hiking gear then hit the trails at Lorain County Metro Parks for the 36th Annual Hiking Stick Program! Participants can choose from naturalist-led program hikes OR self-guided hikes. STAFF SIGNATURES ARE NO LONGER REQUIRED.

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Participants will receive a hiking stick (available to first-time participants only) and an annual metal pin to adhere to their hiking stick. Participants must complete at least 10 hikes at 6 different parks.

Forms must be turned in by July 7 to Carlisle Visitor Center, c/o Hiking Stick Program, 12882 Diagonal Rd., LaGrange, Ohio 44050. No late submissions are accepted.