Candlelight hike planned at Fort Stevenson

GARRISON — Fort Stevenson State Park is offering an outdoor event this Saturday, Feb. 16, from 6-7:30 p.m. The public is invited to hike, cross-country ski or snowshoe by candlelight in advance of the upcoming full moon known as the Snow Moon. The Snow Moon full arrives next Tuesday.

Park staff will provide candle luminaries to light the way, followed by hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows at journey’s end. Well behaved pets on leashes are welcome.

Snowshoes and cross-country skis are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for the event. For more information call the park office 337-5576. The park charges a $7 vehicle entrance fee unless a current North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department annual pass is displayed. Fort Stevenson State Park is located three miles south of Garrison.

– Kim Fundingsland