Saturday, April 27, 1pm EDT
Spring Wildflower Walk and Talk
Warren Woods State Park


Enjoy the beauty of the spring awakening of the beech-maple hardwood forest with PhD botanist and Harbor Country Hikers member Arch Hopkins. Learn about the abundant wildflowers that will coat the forest floor, and the unique characteristics of the disappearing climax forests. Hope for some warm April days to bring out the wildflowers, and come ready for some wet trails and a great experience.

Directions: From Red Arrow Highway, head east on Union Pier/Elm Valley Rd. for 3.6 miles. The hidden entrance will be on your left. Follow the drive to the trailhead parking lot. OR, from Three Oaks Rd., head west on Elm Valley Rd. for 0.7 miles. The entrance will be on your right.
Estimated Presentation Time: 10 minutes
Estimated Total Time: 2 hours
Hiking Distance: 1.75 miles
Physical Difficulty: Moderate (stairs and a short climb or two)
Hike Leader: Arch Hopkins, PhD botanist and HCH member



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