Fall is here and we are heading out to Fort Snelling State Park in St. Paul! Soul Studio presents Hiking The North Soul Fall Hike. Join our Soul Coach and hiking enthusiast Eva for an approximately 4 mile guided hike. This is an all day event. Trails are from Easy to moderate. Make sure you bring lots of water, snacks, and meds if you might need. Dress appropriately for the weather.
FORT SNELLING STATE PARK:
101 Snelling Lake Road
St. Paul, MN 55111
DIRECTIONS: Fort Snelling State Park is located on Post Road off State Highway 5, just west of the main terminal exit for the International Airport.
PARKING: Parking is available inside the state park at the visitor center. There is plenty of room for you to park. Hiking The North team will be wearing a Hiking The North Black t-shirts.
COST: This event is $25. There is a $7 dollar day pass for the State park that you will need to purchase at the main office as you come in to the park.
EVENT HOSTS: Hiking The North and Soul Studio
WHAT YOU WILL RECEIVE WITH THE HIKE
- CPR Certified HTN Leader.
- Hiking The North Adventure T-shirt.
- 30 Minute Personal Training session with Soul Coach Andrew Miller.
- 1 Free Cardio Kickboxing Class with Soul Coach Eva
- Fun community and building new friendships!
ABOUT THE PARK
The Mississippi and Minnesota rivers have been shaping this area for thousands of years. After the last glaciers retreated, Glacial Lake Agassiz drained its massive basin in western Minnesota. Its meltwater carved the expansive Minnesota River Valley on its way to meet the Mississippi River. Fort Snelling State Park, established in 1961, contains the confluence of these two great rivers. Despite the threat of annual floods, the confluence has been, and continues to be, an important meeting point for a variety of communities. Nestled in the shadow of city freeways and airport airways, the park offers you unique opportunities to explore the outdoors through trails, picnic sites, a beach, fishing opportunities and more.
RESOURCES FROM: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/
Hiking The North will take you through a guided 4 mile hike on the Pike Island Trail. This is a flat, gravel trail on Pike Island that will lead you past views of the Minnesota and Mississippi river. Look for beavers, herons, egrets and river otters along the shoreline. This journey will start at 1:30pm with a social meet and greet, and it will end at 3pm. Please be on time. Please bring water for yourself and your pets, lunch/snacks, and a backpack. Dress appropriately for the weather. Below are some guidelines in what to bring with you on your day trip!
WHAT TO BRING (THE ESSENTIALS)
- Comfortable, broken-in hiking boots or tennis shoes
- Water (We use camel backs)
- Healthy Snacks (trail-mix, protein shake, and or protein bars)
- Lip balm
- Any First Aid items that is required for your well-being (personal medications, epi-pens). Please be sure to communicate any medical issues in a private conversation with the guides.
Please make sure that you keep your fur baby on 6-foot leash. Hiking The North practices Leave No Trace so please pick up after your pet (make sure you have waste bags), attend to your pet all times, and the fur babies are not allowed inside the buildings. Please only allow 1 fur baby per person, safety of other pets and other hikers on the trail.
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NO REFUNDS ON THE SOUL HIKE.
$25 Dollars for the Soul Hike. Please click below to purchase your fun day of adventure!