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Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites hosts record First Day Hikes

On New Year's Day, Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites hosted a record number of participants during their annual First Day Hikes with 1132 attendees hiking more than 2000 miles. This reflects a 206% increase in participation from 2023.

Locally, Keyhole State Park welcomed 48 hikers to the event.

"Each year, our agency strives to enhance this annual event in ways that will continue to encourage both returning and first-time guests to join us outdoors for this special occasion, and we were, of course, ecstatic to see our First Day Hikes' attendance more than triple this year," states Laurel...