Sierra Club - Southeast Michigan Group
Sunday March 29, 2015
12:00 pm 
Kensington Winter 5 Mile Loop Hike
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Contact: 248-338-0906-H

This might be the best Metropark to see if 'Spring Is Just Around The Corner'. We will take the hilly Nature Trails for a 5 Mile loop. Deer are usually seen on this trail, and perhaps the Great Blue Herons will be standing in their nests. Meet in Southfield at Tel-12 Mall, S.E. corner of Telegraph and 12 Mile Rd. Park facing Telegraph, S. of the Marathon station. Restaurant stop after. Inge, 248-338-0906-H
Sunday April 12, 2015
11:00 am 
Indian Springs Metro Park Hike
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Contact: 248-766-9575-C

We will start at the Environmental Center for a 4-mile hike looking for the earliest Spring blooms of skunk cabbage, hepatica, bloodroot and other wildflowers. The ponds should have migrating ducks and cranes. We will do an easy pace. Bring boots, water and trail snacks. Meet in Bloomfield Township in the Costco parking lot near McDonalds on Telegraph (east side) north of Square Lake Rd. Optional restaurant stop after. Leader: John Herrgott 248-766-9575-C
Saturday April 18, 2015
11:00 am 
Morning Hike at Maybury State Park
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Contact: 248-349-8782-H

Dress in layers for a moderately paced, 3-mile hike through some of the less traveled parts of this rolling park, over wooded and meadow trails with an eye out for early wildflowers and late bluebirds. Meet 11am at the park concession bldg., Eight Mile Rd. entrance, 1-1/2 miles west of Beck Rd. (and Northville), 5 miles west of I-275. Trip goes rain or shine. Optional restaurant stop after. Tom Griebe, 248-349-8782-H
Saturday April 25, 2015
9:00 am 
Potawatomi Trail, 12 Mile Hike
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Contact: 805-551-5930-C

Lets give ourselves a good workout on this premier trail system, west of Ann Arbor. This spring hike is wooded and hilly, with lots of creek and lake sightings. We will go a brisk pace, with 2 snack breaks, plus your trail lunch at a remote campspot. Bring plenty of water, lunch, sunscreen and meet in Southfield at Tel-12 Mall, S.E. corner of Telegraph and 12 Mile Rd. Park facing Telegraph, S. of the Marathon station. Or 10am at the trailhead at Silver Lake. Leader: Joanne Cogan, 805-551-5930-C