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August 7, 2014
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Family nature hike at Sugar Pine Point State Park

Join the Sierra State Parks Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 9, 10 a.m. for a fun and interactive walk through Sugar Pine Point State Park on the west shore of Lake Tahoe.

Biologist and renowned educator Dr. David Stronck will lead a walk through the forest at Sugar Pine Point State Park sharing the natural wonders found within.

Learn to identify the common trees in the park, with a special emphasis on the sugar pine tree. By the end of the hike you’ll know how to measure the height of these giants! David will also share a bit of the history and uses of the local trees. Saturday is the perfect event if you have always wanted to learn more about these gentle giants in a fun and family friendly way.

This event is free and open to the public, with a $10 parking fee. Meet at the Sugar Pine State Park Visitor Center at 10 a.m.

All ages welcome.

The Sierra State Parks Foundation is dedicated in supporting the California State Parks in the Tahoe-Truckee region. More information can be found at www.SierraStateParks.org or by calling 530-583-9911.

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