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Latinxhikers Durham Pop-up Hike

Latinxhikers is an online based community dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the outdoors. We are hosting several pop-up hikes this summer and would love for you to join us! Check out @latinxhikers on Instagram or our website / for more info about us and our pop-up hikes. :) DURHAM/RALEIGH/CHAPEL HILL All genders & skill levels welcome! Join us for our REI #sponsored pop-up hike at the Eno River State Park on Saturday, July 14th at 9:00am. We know it’s going to be a hot one so we want to get started early. We’ve heard some great things about this park and are excited to explore it with y’all! ***This is a FREE event*** Hike Details: TRAIL DESCRIPTION: We are doing a combination of the Buckquarter Creek Trail + the Ridge Trail. Buckquarter trail is a loop trail that turns upriver at Few’s Ford. There are spectacular views of rapids on the river that can be viewed from a rock outcrop along the trail. A staircase will take us over the outcrop. Next, the Ridge Trail is part of the old Ridge Road to Roxboro. We will see remains of three 19th century homes along this route. TIME: 9:00 am LOCATION: Eno River State Park - 6101 Cole Mill Road, Durham, NC 27705 [Ancestral lands of the Catawba peoples] MEETING SPOT: Piper-Cox Museum parking lot GPS location coordinates: Latitude: 36.078300 Longitude: -79.005000 PARKING: No fee for parking TRAIL STATS: The hike will be at about 4 miles total. With less than 150 feet elevation. https://www.ncparks.gov/eno-river-state-park/trail/buckquarter-creek-trail https://www.ncparks.gov/eno-river-state-park/trail/ridge-trail DOGS - Leashed dogs are welcome. KIDS - Children are welcome. Map of the trail: https://files.nc.gov/ncparks/maps-and-brochures/eno_river_park_map_0.pdf --------------------------------------------------------- We will be going at a calm pace. We want everyone to be comfortable so we will take breaks when needed. We recommend bringing bug spray, closed-toed shoes, and comfortable clothing. Thanks to @REI for sponsoring the hike and also providing snacks, drinks, swag and some cool giveaways! We're super excited to meet and hike with all of you! Please RSVP on this facebook page or our website. Feel free to reach out with any questions. Adriana & Luz