Backpack Picnic Hike At Apollo Park

The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will present a Backpack Picnic Hike at Apollo County Park from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 9.

The hike will originate at the Shenks Ferry Road parking lot. Join Parks Naturalist Francis Velazquez and walk through the whispering pines and a young hardwood forest to enjoy lunch at a breathtaking overlook on the Susquehanna River.

Participants must supply their own lunch, water and wear good hiking shoes. The program is free but registration is required by calling Nixon County Park at (717) 428-1961.

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