Sica Hollow Walk in the Park Highlights Spring Foliage
SISSETON, S.D. – Visitors will get to experience the beauty and wonder of Sica Hollow State Park first-hand on the Springs of Sica Hollow Walk in the Park on May 10.
“Although spring seems to be late this year we should find an abundance of early spring plants just beginning to leaf out,” said Dave Daberkow, Park Manager. “In addition, we will see evidence of many of the animal residents of Sica Hollow along the trail,” he added.
The guided nature walk will take visitors along the Trail of the Spirits, a designated National Recreation Trail, through the Sica Hollow woodland. Along the way, visitors will identify native plants and wildlife, discover American Indian legends, and learn about the natural forces that created the hollow, all while immersed in the park’s abundant plant life.
The walk will begin at the picnic area near the trailhead at 2 p.m. and take approximately one hour. Participants should dress for the weather and wear good hiking shoes and insect repellent.
There is no cost to participate, although a park entrance license is required. For more information, call the park office at (605) 448-5701. Sica Hollow State Park is located 15 miles northwest of Sisseton off SD Hwy 10.
The hike is part of the Walk in the Park program, a series of educational, guided hikes held throughout the year in South Dakota state parks, recreation areas and nature preserves. Park staff and volunteers lead the hikes, which are co-sponsored by the S.D. Department of Health.
For more information on state parks or the Walk in the Park program, visit www.SDparks.info or call (605) 773-3391.
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