DNS in a dusky exploration
of natural history, nocturnal animals, local landforms, and cool moon facts and legends.
||Saturday, May 25
||Animas City Mountain
||FREE for members, $10 for non-members,
||Klancy Nixon, 749-1140
||call 769-1800, or email email@example.com
Pay and register online
From Durango, go north on Highway 550 (Main Street) to 32nd Street. Turn west at the light. When the street ends, turn right and make your way to the Animas City Mountain Parking lot.
The trail starts with a gradual climb that switchbacks up the mountain. Once you reach the top you will go along the rim and have a great view of the moon, Durango and the Animas Valley.
What to Bring and Additional Info:
. Please bring water, snacks, hiking shoes, layers of clothes, walking poles (if you want)
. Optional is a
we won't need).
Dress warmly. Temperatures will drop as the night
If we cancel due to weather, we will try to let everyone
know by noon that day.
Please bring a check or exact cash - $10 if you are a
. Should you need to cancel, please let us know, as we usually have a waiting list.
About ten months out of the year, Durango Nature Studies takes groups of 10-15 people on two-hour full moon hikes at various locations throughout the area. A trained naturalist leads these hikes and participants learn about the local flora and fauna, current happenings in the natural world, nighttime senses and astronomy events.
Full moon hikes are not an exercise in fitness. Instead, they a chance to slow down and notice the cooling, quieting world around us. Hikes are geared to the slowest member of the group, and are generally led with no specific destination in mind, other than a good place to view the rising moon. They are recommended to those of moderate fitness level or above. Families are welcome, but please remember that this may not be the best hike for children younger than age 9 (though only a parent knows how far their child can hike without becoming bored or exhausted).
No dogs allowed.
For more information, email
call us at 970-382-9244,