Jeff Davidson, superintendent at Raven Rock State Park, leads a group of roughly 50 hikes and 10 dogs on the annual First Day Hike. Hikes on New Year’s Day are a tradition in North Carolina parks, and all held them Friday except for Jordan Lake, where the walk was canceled by high water.
Jeff Davidson, superintendent at Raven Rock State Park, leads a group of roughly 50 hikes and 10 dogs on the annual First Day Hike. Hikes on New Year’s Day are a tradition in North Carolina parks, and all held them Friday except for Jordan Lake, where the walk was canceled by high water. jshaffer@newsobserver.com Josh Shaffer
Jeff Davidson, superintendent at Raven Rock State Park, leads a group of roughly 50 hikes and 10 dogs on the annual First Day Hike. Hikes on New Year’s Day are a tradition in North Carolina parks, and all held them Friday except for Jordan Lake, where the walk was canceled by high water. jshaffer@newsobserver.com Josh Shaffer

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