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April 8: Carriage Trail
The Sunrise Carriage Trail gently zigzags 0.65 mile and descends 180 feet from the Sunrise Mansion located at 746 Myrtle Road to Justice Row, which is adjacent to the south end of the Southside Bridge. We will meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Justice Row entrance so that the return will be downhill. This hike is hosted by Paige and Lewis Payne and sponsored by CMS alumni

April 15: Capitol Complex
We will meet at 2:00 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial and then hike the perimeter of the Capitol Complex. This paved path is stroller, bike, wheelchair and pet-friendly. This hike is hosted by CMSparents Dabney and Patrick Graney.

April 21: Cato Park
We will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Cato pool building and hike the orange trail. This is a dog-friendly hike. This hike is hosted by the Pritchard and Dolin families, and sponsored by Keith Pritchard, Edgewood Country Club Racquets Director.

April 28: YWCA
Race to End Racism Join us on the west side for the YWCA's Race to End Racism 5k run/1 mile walk. You can enter as an individual, as a team, or as part of Team Charleston Montessori! CMSfamilies will also host a water table on the race route. This hike is hosted by the Wilson family.

May 5: Forks of Coal
We will meet at the Forks of Coal State Natural Area at 1:30 p.m. for a guided interpretive nature hike. Join us and discover this beautiful new conservation area, created in partners with the WV Division of Natural Resources. May 5 is the 2018 Forks of Coal Natural Area Celebration, and the Forks of Coal Foundation will host events starting at 9 a.m. This hike is hosted by the Rhodes family.

May 12: Kanawha State Forest CCCSnipe Trail
Join us for our final spring hike in the Life's a Hike spring series, one you won't want to miss: Kanawha State Forest's CCC Snipe Trail! This beautiful hike takes you into the woods and back to the days of the Civilian Conservation Corps. If you look carefully, you might see coal along the trail. We will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the trailhead by the KSFpool. This hike is led by the Carlisle-Bumgarner family.

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