30
July2022
Acadiana Park Afternoon Hike Beginner to Advanced Backpacking
Acadiana Park Nature Trails
Level 1 – Afternoon Hike
3 miles with little to no elevation gain


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start? In an effort to raise money for our veteran therapy program, we would like to help you. This is our level 1 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series”. This is a learning event that features an introduction lecture to backpacking and hiking and an afternoon hike through a local park where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover.
1:00 p.m.Acadiana Park Nature Station
31
July2022
Port Hudson Day HikeBeginner to Advanced Backpacking
Port Hudson State Historic Site Trails
Level 2 – Day Hike
4 – 8 miles with light elevation gain 


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start?  In an effort to raise money for our veteran program, we would like to help you. This is our level 2 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series” and will take place at one of the best trails in and around Louisiana. This is a learning event that features an introduction to backpacking and hiking lecture and a “Day Hike” through a local wilderness area where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover. This course is meant to test your endurance by engaging long distance and elevation changes while taking in some of the most beautiful vistas and wilderness scenery Louisiana has to offer.
7:00 a.m.Port Hudson State Historic Site
7
August2022
Richardson Creek Day Hike Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series
Richarson Creek Trail, Homochitto National Forest
Level 2 – Day Hike
10 miles with moderate elevation gain


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start?  In an effort to raise money for our veteran program, we would like to help you. This is our level 2 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series” and will take place at one of the best trails in and around Louisiana. This is a learning event that features an introduction to backpacking and hiking lecture and a “Day Hike” through a local wilderness area where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover. This course is meant to test your endurance by engaging long distance and elevation changes while taking in some of the most beautiful vistas and wilderness scenery Louisiana has to offer.
6:00 a.m.Richardson Creek Trail – Homochitto National Forest
13
August2022
Acadiana Park Afternoon Hike Beginner to Advanced Backpacking
Acadiana Park Nature Trails
Level 1 – Afternoon Hike
3 miles with little to no elevation gain


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start? In an effort to raise money for our veteran therapy program, we would like to help you. This is our level 1 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series”. This is a learning event that features an introduction lecture to backpacking and hiking and an afternoon hike through a local park where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover.
7:00 a.m.Acadiana Park Nature Station
14
August2022
Backbone Trail Day HikeBeginner to Advanced Backpacking Series
Backbone Trail, Kisatchie National Forest
Level 2 – Day Hike
10 miles with moderate elevation gain


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start?  In an effort to raise money for our veteran program, we would like to help you. This is our level 2 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series” and will take place at one of the best trails in and around Louisiana. This is a learning event that features an introduction to backpacking and hiking lecture and a “Day Hike” through a local wilderness area where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover. This course is meant to test your endurance by engaging long distance and elevation changes while taking in some of the most beautiful vistas and wilderness scenery Louisiana has to offer.
1:00 p.m.Acadiana Park Nature Station
20
August2022
Clark Creek + Tunica Hills Base CampBeginner to Advanced Backpacking Series
Clark Creek + Tunica Hills
Level 3 – Base Camp
4 – 8 miles each day with moderate to heavy elevation gain


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start? In an effort to raise money for our veteran program, we would like to help you. This is our level 3 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series” and will take place at one of the best trails in and around Louisiana. This is a learning event that features an introduction to backpacking and hiking lecture and a “Day Hike” through a local wilderness area and an overnight “Base Camping” experience where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover. This course is meant to test your endurance by engaging long distance and elevation changes while taking in some of the most beautiful vistas and wilderness scenery Louisiana has to offer.
7:00 a.m.Clark Creek Natural Area, Mississippi
27
August2022
Acadiana Park Afternoon Hike Beginner to Advanced Backpacking
Acadiana Park Nature Trails
Level 1 – Afternoon Hike
3 miles with little to no elevation gain


Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start? In an effort to raise money for our veteran therapy program, we would like to help you. This is our level 1 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series”. This is a learning event that features an introduction lecture to backpacking and hiking and an afternoon hike through a local park where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover.
1:00 p.m.Acadiana Park Nature Station
28
August2022
Bayou Kisatchie Loop Day HikeBeginner to Advanced Backpacking Series
Kisatchie Bayou Loop Trail
Level 2 – Day Hike
10 miles with light elevation gain

Ever dreamed of backpacking through the mountains but did not know where to start?  In an effort to raise money for our veteran program, we would like to help you. This is our level 2 event for our “Beginner to Advanced Backpacking Series” and will take place at one of the best trails in and around Louisiana. This is a learning event that features an introduction to backpacking and hiking lecture and a “Day Hike” through a local wilderness area where we put into action some of the basic skills that we will cover. This course is meant to test your endurance by engaging long distance and elevation changes while taking in some of the most beautiful vistas and wilderness scenery Louisiana has to offer.
7:00 a.m.Kisatchie Bayou Campground