MassParks First Day Hikes: New Years Day 1847 at Walden Pond

Date: 
January 1, 2015 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
Walden Pond State Reservation
First Day Hikes

Meet Henry David Thoreau, portrayed by historian Richard Smith, as he entertains visitors at the Thoreau house replica near the main parking lot.

1:00pm: Join DCR staff for a guided hike to the original Thoreau house site (1 mile round trip). Come and celebrate the start of a new year with good company and a sprinkling of seasonal literary readings. Meet at the Thoreau house replica near the main parking lot, and be sure to dress for winter weather. After the hike join park staff for hot chocolate at park headquarters. No pets are allowed at Walden Pond.

For more information call (978) 369-3254 or visit www.mass.gov/dcr

Sponsored by the Friends of Walden Pond, an activity of the Thoreau Society.