Hungry Mother in winter

Hungry Mother State Park is beautiful in all seasons.

Ring in the New Year with a special First Day Hike in a Virginia State Park such as Hungry Mother or Grayson Highlands.

All state parks will offer free parking all day, while the first 100 visitors to each park will receive a special bumper sticker.

Two contests give visitors two opportunities to win gift certificates valued at up to $500.

Participants can be eligible to win prizes by simply registering, hiking and then recording the hike on Jan. 1. An annual photo contest is also an opportunity for visitors to win gift certificates that can be used for camping and cabin reservations or to purchase annual passes.

For complete contest details, visit https://vasp.fun/2019firstdayhikes.

For a list of scheduled hikes and programs, visit https://vasp.fun/1stdayhikes2019.

To find a state park and plan a First Day Hike, visit www.VirginiaStateParks.gov.

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