Night Hiking Can Be More Interesting Than Walking During the Day…

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Date: September 1, 2008      Publication: Bottom Line Tomorrow      Source: Scott  Egy      Print:

It offers a chance to see animals that hide during the day, such as owls, deer, coyotes, flying squirrels and bobcats. Contact your local parks department to find out about scheduled night hikes. If it does not have any, ask whether one can be added to activities. Or check “local” on the Sierra Club’s Web site, sierraclub.org, for hikes and other outings.Note: Hikers should go with a guide at night and stay in groups to scare away animals that could be dangerous.

Source: Scott Egy, park supervisor, Old Las Vegas Mormon State Historic Park, Nevada.