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January 1, 2015
9:00 AM
Saltwater State Park
25205 S. 8th Place
Des Moines, WA 98198
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First Day Hike

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Hike through history at Saltwater State Park: Explore the legacy and influence of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)—a service program started in 1933 during the Great Depression to conserve natural resources and provide employment for young out-of-work men. The CCC built much of the park. Traverse down to the beach area for a more in-depth glimpse into the CCC’s history. And learn the role Saltwater State Park played in forging a friendship between the rival cities of Seattle and Tacoma. When: 9 a.m. Where: Meet at the Interpretive Center Gear: Warm clothes Difficulty: Easy Dogs?: Yes (on leash)

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