Sun, Aug 28, 2011, 3:00 pm: Estate Oxford & Estate Annaly Walk

General info for all hikes and walks: Hikes and walks are $5 for members, and $10 for non-members (become a member). Unless otherwise noted, the pace for hikes is moderate, lasting 3-5 hours, covering 3-5 miles, the terrain is hilly, footing is sometimes uneven, and we follow trails and possibly paved or dirt roads . Walks are easier and shorter than hikes, and usually follow paved or dirt roads, no trails. The guide may periodically stop and talk along the way. Bring sturdy, comfortable walking or hiking shoes, water, snack, bug spray, rain poncho, and camera. Shorts or long pants are OK. For day hikes, bring a hat and sun block. For night hikes, bring a small flashlight. There are usually about 20 people. We depart about 30 minutes after the posted start time. For some hikes, we will meet at the indicated location, then drive a short distance to the hike location.

Specific info for this hike: This event was changed from August 21 to August 28 due to weather.

Meet 3:00pm at the beach-front parking lot of Paul E. Joseph Stadium, which is just north of Frederiksted. This is a moderate walk of 1.5 miles total. We'll start at the Lawaetz Museum and go through the old Scenic Road tropical forest to Estate Annaly (Route 76, 763,765 & back to route 76). We will discuss the nature, culture, and history of the area. Short pants are OK. Wear good walking shoes. For more information, call Joyce at 778-9087, Sonia at 778-2076, or Cathy at 772-2073.

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