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Guided hike in Garden of Gods under the (nearly) full moon Nov. 4

Oct. 23, 2017
       A large-group guided hike under the light of the moon will be offered to the general public in the Garden of the Gods Saturday, Nov. 4 at 6:30 p.m.
       Lasting about an hour, the annual two-mile stroll, along trails marked with glowsticks, will follow a loop starting and ending at the Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center, 1805 N. 30th St., according to Hank Scarangella, president of the volunteer Friends of Garden of the Gods (FOGG).
       Afterward, there will be coffee, hot chocolate and cookies at the Visitor Center, he said.
       FOGG, the Visitor Center and the Trails and Open Space Coalition are co-sponsoring the activity, which costs $5 for an adult and $10 for a family.
       Marketed as a “family event,” it's called the Full Moon Hike, although Scarangella was careful to point out that the actual full moon will have been the night before.
       “It's a great way to see the park in a way that most people wouldn't usually see it,” he said. “I think most people wouldn't venture into the park on their own at night.”
       Reservations are not required. For more information, call the center at 634-6666 x0.

Westside Pioneer/press release
(Outdoors: Garden of the Gods)

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