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Dallas Sierra Club Calendar

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»Dallas Sierra Club Executive Committee MeetingDallas Sierra Club Executive Committee MeetingThe Executive Committee (or Excom) is the elected governing body of the Dallas Sierra Club and meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, southeast corner of Preston Road and Forest Lane, in Dallas at 6:30 pm. Contact the Dallas Group Chair for more information.
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»Pilot Knoll Trail Dayhike Highland Village, TX.Pilot Knoll Trail Dayhike Highland Village, TX.Come join us as we day hike 6 miles (10K) on the northern reaches of the Elm Fork. This is a packed dirt trail used by hikers and horse riders heading to Lewisville Lake. No pets, please. Bring water and a snack as we will be walking all morning. We will leave the trail head promptly at 9 AM. This will be an out and back to the vicinity of Pilot Knoll Park in Highland Village. To reach the trailhead ​from I-35E, take the Swisher Road (FM 2181) exit and head west approximately 4 miles. Turn left onto Old Alton Road. The park will be approximately 100 yards down the Old Alton Road on the left. No signup necessary just show up. The trail could be muddy so bring extra shoes. Optional lunch afterwards.
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»Big Thicket National Preserve, Turkey Creek TrailBig Thicket National Preserve, Turkey Creek TrailBig Thicket National Preserve is 112,250 acres of land and water spread over 7 counties in southeast Texas.  It's a convergence of ecosystems which occurred here during the last Ice Age.  in 1981, it was designated an International Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This trip is a 2-day 15-mile backpack hike of the Turkey Creek Trail from north to south, limited to 8 people.  Leader approval is required before you arrive at the trailhead.  Trip details will be sent to participants.  
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»Big Thicket National Preserve, Turkey Creek TrailBig Thicket National Preserve, Turkey Creek TrailBig Thicket National Preserve is 112,250 acres of land and water spread over 7 counties in southeast Texas.  It's a convergence of ecosystems which occurred here during the last Ice Age.  in 1981, it was designated an International Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). This trip is a 2-day 15-mile backpack hike of the Turkey Creek Trail from north to south, limited to 8 people.  Leader approval is required before you arrive at the trailhead.  Trip details will be sent to participants.  
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»Dallas Sierra Club General MeetingDallas Sierra Club General MeetingWoodpeckers.  Learn fascinating facts about the incredible story of quirky woodpeckers.  Everyone is invited.  Full details are on our home page now.  
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»White Rock Lake Clean-upWhite Rock Lake Clean-upWalk and talk while picking up trash and recyclables at the Sierra Club's adopted section of White Rock Lake Park. Meet at 8:15 AM this second Saturday of the month at the Love of the Lake office, northeast corner of Garland Road and Buckner Boulevard.  Look for the crowd drinking free juice and coffee.  Gloves, trash bags, etc. will be provided. Our area includes one of the wonderful prairie restoration areas, so there are always birds and wildflowers to enjoy.  Brunch afterwards. 
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»Beginners Backpack Trip in Ouachita National Forest, ArkansasBeginners Backpack Trip in Ouachita National Forest, ArkansasWe'll hike a portion of the Little Missouri River Trail and the Viles Branch Trail in the Ouachita National Forest in SW Arkansas. Camp at Shady Lake Campground Friday night. Drive to the trailhead Saturday morning and hike about 6 miles to camp near one of many streams in the area Saturday night. Hike out about 4 miles on Sunday morning. This hike is rated moderate with a few hills and stream crossings. Some spots will be reserved for members of the January 21 Backpacking 101 class.
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»Beginners Backpack Trip in Ouachita National Forest, ArkansasBeginners Backpack Trip in Ouachita National Forest, ArkansasWe'll hike a portion of the Little Missouri River Trail and the Viles Branch Trail in the Ouachita National Forest in SW Arkansas. Camp at Shady Lake Campground Friday night. Drive to the trailhead Saturday morning and hike about 6 miles to camp near one of many streams in the area Saturday night. Hike out about 4 miles on Sunday morning. This hike is rated moderate with a few hills and stream crossings. Some spots will be reserved for members of the January 21 Backpacking 101 class.
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»Outings Committee MeetingOutings Committee MeetingTonight the Outings Committee meets upstairs at Whole Foods Market, SE quadrant of Preston Road and Forest Lane, Dallas, at 6:30. Anyone interested in outings is invited. Reply to Mark to be added to the advance agenda email list or to suggest an agenda item.  
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»Camp and Hike at Colorado Bend State ParkCamp and Hike at Colorado Bend State ParkWe've reserved the group campsite by the Colorado River for tent camping on Friday and Saturday nights. Drive to this park near Bend, Texas, west of Lampassas. This large park features miles of trails through environmental zones as varied as the creekside trails and pools of Spicewood Springs and the cedar breaks leading to Gorman Falls. Join a guided hike with a Sierra Club leader, hike on your own or simply enjoy lounging in camp. This overnight camp offers good opportunities to prepare for summer hiking and backpacking, besides adventures in itself.  Families, couples and singles are invited. More information, including cost and sign-up information are in this PDF document.
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»Camp and Hike at Colorado Bend State ParkCamp and Hike at Colorado Bend State ParkWe've reserved the group campsite by the Colorado River for tent camping on Friday and Saturday nights. Drive to this park near Bend, Texas, west of Lampassas. This large park features miles of trails through environmental zones as varied as the creekside trails and pools of Spicewood Springs and the cedar breaks leading to Gorman Falls. Join a guided hike with a Sierra Club leader, hike on your own or simply enjoy lounging in camp. This overnight camp offers good opportunities to prepare for summer hiking and backpacking, besides adventures in itself.  Families, couples and singles are invited. More information, including cost and sign-up information are in this PDF document.
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»Trail Maintenance at Cedar Ridge PreserveTrail Maintenance at Cedar Ridge PreserveCome to the hilly terrain of Cedar Ridge Preserve to help maintain one of the better trail networks in Dallas.  The Sierra Club is responsible for the Possum Haw Trail.  We work here on third Saturdays of almost every month, starting at 9 AM, working until approximately noon.  The Preserve's address is 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas.  For directions and general information about Cedar Ridge Preserve, click this link.   If you need more information or want to carpool, call or email me.
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»Camp and Hike at Colorado Bend State ParkCamp and Hike at Colorado Bend State ParkWe've reserved the group campsite by the Colorado River for tent camping on Friday and Saturday nights. Drive to this park near Bend, Texas, west of Lampassas. This large park features miles of trails through environmental zones as varied as the creekside trails and pools of Spicewood Springs and the cedar breaks leading to Gorman Falls. Join a guided hike with a Sierra Club leader, hike on your own or simply enjoy lounging in camp. This overnight camp offers good opportunities to prepare for summer hiking and backpacking, besides adventures in itself.  Families, couples and singles are invited. More information, including cost and sign-up information are in this PDF document.
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