Desoto State Park

Hiking 101

Event Dates:
September 24, 2021, 7:00 pm
September 24, 2021, 8:00 pm
Buck's Pocket hiking

Events In & Around DeSoto State Park:

Hiking 101

Join us for a fun campfire talk in the Great Outdoors!

Campfire Talks are a series of educational & entertaining programs located outside in DeSoto State Park. Campfire programs are held many Friday & Saturday evening (June –October) in our large campfire ring inside the improved campground. Talks are for all ages, & open to everyone!

First time hiker, or one not yet confident on the trails? Join guest naturalist Amanda Glover from Lake Guntersville State Park for  some ‘before’ you go’ info; the 10 essentials you will want to carry in your daypack, how to plan your hike, and what to be aware of while out in the Great Outdoors! Tips to help you feel confident on the trail

Seating is limited, so bring your own comfortable camp chair if you wish.

Date: Friday, September 24, 2021

Time: 7:00 pm (CST)

Where: DeSoto State Park-Fort Payne, Alabama. Campfire Ring in the Improved Campground (In case of inclement weather will be located in the CCC Pavilion in picnic area)

Fee: No pre-registration required; masks are respectfully requested when in proximity of others not in your household. For any details about the talk, email