Outdoor Programs for Seniors engages adults 55+ in outdoor activities to promote the health benefits of being active in nature. Burlington Recreation and Parks has teamed up with Alamance County Recreation and Parks to provide experienced guides and a diverse program offering. All participants must have a medical clearanceand liability waiver & releasecompleted for the current year before participating. For more outdoor program available to the general public, visit Burlington Recreation and ParksOutdoor Programs.
Holiday Covered Dish: Lake Mackintosh
December 15 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm
Free Meet at the Clubhouse at Mackintosh Marina - 2704 Huffman Mill Rd. Burlington, NC 27215. Bring a dish to share as we celebrate the holidays! Meat and drinks will be provided. After lunch we’ll take a short hike around the marina. Register by 12/9.
Hike: Town & Country Nature Park
December 20 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Meet at Town and Country Nature Park – 2999 Regent Park Ln. Burlington, NC 27217 (parking is on the street). Hike this hidden treasure of trails right in Burlington. Hike about 1.5 miles over rolling terrain with some steep hills. With the leaves off the trees, there will be good views of the Haw River. Hiking stick(s) required. Bring a water bottle. Register by 12/16.
Hike: Trails at Saxapahaw
January 4 from 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Free Meet at the Saxapahaw Mill Race Paddle Access – 6079 Swepsonville-Saxapahaw Rd. Graham. Please car pool if possible – the parking lot is small. Restrooms are not available at the trail head, but there is a gas station just down the road. The hike will be about 2 miles on the Boy Scout trail and Island Trail. Hiking sticks required. Register by 12/30. Optional lunch on your own at the General Store in Saxapahaw after the hike.