First Day Hikes will be going on at parks around the state January first.
The program encourages residents to get outside and go for a hike in one of Virginia’s 36 state parks.
Massachusettsbegan offering First Day Hikes in its parks more than 20 years ago.
Last year, more than 22,000 people hiked more than 43,910 miles in state parks across the country.
Officials say 50 state parks across the country are set to participate in First Day Hikes.
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