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Free community hike Friday, May 19, in Avon

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Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon is the newest public conservation easement in Eagle County.

AVON — Join the Eagle Valley Land Trust today for a free community land connection hike, in celebration of Colorado Public Lands Day — on Saturday.

The hike will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will meet at the Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon.

The group will be hiking in variable conditions, so be prepared to spend two hours outside with proper sun protection (and/or rain gear), water, and sturdy waterproof shoes. The hike is weather-dependent, so check the Land Trust's Facebook page the day of the hike for information and updates.

Space is Limited

The hike is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Email jfoulis@evlt.org or call 970-748-7654 for more information and to reserve a spot. Dogs are not invited.

The Eagle Valley Land Trust's partnerships are key to protect important places forever. For more information, visit http://www.evlt.org.

If you go …

What: Community land connection hike.

Where: Walking Mountains Science Center, Avon.

When: Friday, May 19, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cost: Free.

More information: Visit http://www.evlt.org and follow the Eagle Valley Land Trust on Facebook.