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The JSU Field Schools partner with Anniston Outdoors to offer diverse moderate-level hikes each second Saturday of the month.  Throughout the year, we will be hiking different sections of the Pinhoti Trail.  Contact Keith Hudson by phone at (256) 453-9527 or by email at for details.

Date:  Second Saturdays each month; February 10, 2018

Where:  Locations vary; Pinhoti Trail

Time:  8:00 am CST (may vary depending upon length of hike)

Fee:  $5 per person; pre-registration required by contacting Keith Hudson by phone at (256) 453-9527 or by email at 3 days prior to hike.


Take a Hike:  Waterfalls Tour & Easy Hike

Join JSU Field School and Desoto State Park staff on a tour exploring Little River Canyon National Preserve and Desoto State Park waterfalls.  Easy to moderate hikeson rocky dirt trails.  Will see soe well known waterfalls as well as some hiddentreasures.  Trip is dependent on water level.  Things to Bring:  Plenty of water and /or sports drink, snacks / lunch, hiking poles / staff (optional), sturdy shoes (open toe shoes are not recommended). Please be sure to dress appropriately according to seasonal temperatures / weather.  

WEATHER:  As with all outdoor events, if it's raining / stormy or very poor trial conditions, we may have to cancel.  If the weather is questionalbe, please check wih the park before leaving home.  Please make every effort to arrive early or on time so that you do not hold up the group.

Date:  Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Where:  Little River Canyon and Desoto State Park.  Meet at JSU's Little River Canyon Center
Time:  9:00 am - 2:00 pm (CST); JSU van shuttle for tour; lunch at Desoto State Park Lodge (included in price)
Fee:  $25 per person; pre-registration is required by March 2, 2018 by calling (256) 845-3548 (Limit is 10 participants)


For more information contact the JSU Field School office at (256) 845-3548 or (256) 782-8010

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