How about loading up a Sunday morning with a hearty breakfast then burning off the calories with a 7-mile hike at Afton State Park to view fall colors? Meet at 9:00 a.m. at the Sail Away Cafe in Afton for breakfast. Carpool (or not) to Afton State Park at 10:15 a.m. Meet at the visitor center. Start hiking at 10:30 a.m. and end hiking at roughly 2-2:30 p.m. A shorter loop of about 3.5 miles is possible. Post-hike ice cream social at Selma’s Ice Cream Parlour. This activity is open to non-members. Friendly dogs are allowed. Water, snack, lunch (if you burned off your breakfast calories or skipped breakfast), hiking boots recommended, $5 vehicle fee or annual pass if you’re driving your vehicle into the park, breakfast/ice cream money (optional).
Estimated cost: $0-$5 + breakfast/ice cream option. Deposit: $0. Max trip size: none.
Ron H.& Jon B.