Sierra Club - Southeast Michigan Group
Friday November 28, 2014
12:00 pm 
(Friday) Day after Thanksgiving Turkey Trot.
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Contact: 248-336-2984.

Lets overcome all the turkey and fixins of Thanksgiving by heading to Kensington Metropark for a 5-mile hike. We will walk the winding nature trails, climb seven hills at a moderate to brisk pace, stop to look for migrating birds on Wildwing Lake, for a hike equal to 1,348 calories. Meet at noon in Southfield in Tel-Twelve Mall, southeast corner of Telegraph and 12 Mile Rd.,next to the Gas station. Bring water, but no leftovers or snacks, I mean it! Cindy, 248-336-2984.
Saturday December 6, 2014
11:30 am 
Holly State Rec. Area Hike
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Contact: 248-932-5370H

We will hike 6 medium-paced miles in hilly, wooded terrain around McGinnis Lake. We may spot some water fowl or the beaver that has been chewing lake edge saplings. Meet at 11:30am in Bloomfield Hills behind the CVS pharmacy on the SE corner of Woodward & Square Lk. Rd. (NE end of lot) OR 12:15pm at Overlook trailhead (I-75 to Grange Hall Rd.; E to McGinnis; right to park entrance on the right; follow signs to Overlook picnic area). Restaurant stop after. Joanne Cantoni, 248-932-5370H.
Saturday December 13, 2014
11:00 am 
Maybury State Park Hike.
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Contact: 248-349-8782

We will hike about 3 miles at a moderate pace over relatively flat ground through woods and fields and watch for dried wildflowers and 3 species of squirrels readying for winter. Possible deer sightings also. This early winter hike will go rain or shine, dress accordingly. Meet at the park concession building, Eight Mile Rd. entrance, 1.5 miles west of Beck Rd. (and Northville); 5 miles west of I-275. Entrance fee. Restaurant stop after. Tom Griebe, 248-349-8782H.
Sunday December 14, 2014
12:30 pm 
Bald Mountain South Trails Hike.
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Contact: 248-336-2984

Lets hike the south trails today for a hilly, zig zag moderately paced 5 mile hike. Meet at 12:30 in Bloomfield Twp. behind the CVS pharmacy on the S.E. corner of Woodward & Square Lake Rd. (northeast end of lot). OR meet at 1:15 at the east end of Gs Pizza parking lot on M-24 and Greenshield Rd. Restaurant stop at Gs after. Cindy Gunnip, 248-336-2984, day of hike: 248-259-4138.
Sunday December 21, 2014
11:00 am 
First Day of Winter Hike.
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Contact: 248-797-2885

Heritage Park in Farmington Hills has such a wide variety of habitats, I am sure that we will find evidence of snow on this first day of the winter season. We will take all the trails for a 4.5 mile hike. Deer and squirrels will be evident in their winter coats. If 6 inches of snow, wear your YakTraks. Meet in Farmington Hills Heritage Park in the visitor center lot. Turn west off of Farmington Rd. (between 10 and 11 Mile) and left at 1st road. Restaurant stop after. Phil; 248-797-2885.