The Trail Mix: Outside in October

You’re invited to Prowl Owls, Pick Apples, Carve Pumpkins, and Glamp Out with us this month.

Atlanta, Georgia

Essential Camping Skills and Introduction to Backcountry Cooking with REI October 3 

Warm Springs National Fish Hatchery Open House October 10

Pick Apples at Hillcrest Orchards in Ellijay Georgia October 17

Halloween Hike at Amicola Falls and Burts Farm’s Pumpkin Hunt October 25


Bay Area, California

 Outdoor Afro GlampOut October 1

Black History and Hiking on San Francisco’s Coast  October 2

Mount Whitney Slide Show & Outdoor Afro Leadership Team Recruitment Info Session October 6

Family Celebration of Urban Birds with Oakland Museum of California! October 10

Orienteering in Briones Regional Park October 11

Spider Love Hike October 11

Outdoor Afro After Work: Bernal Hill October 23

Pumpkin Carving and Learning at Pollinate October 24

Family Field Trip to Slide Ranch October 24

Climb that Wall October 24

Night Walk in the Forest October 31


Chicago, Illinois and Gary, Indiana

Soundwalk at Pullman Nat’l Monument & State Historic Site October 3

Fall Paddling on Little Calumet River October 17

 Fall Acrylic Art in the Marquette Park October 18

Camping at Kettle Moraine Southern Unit October 24

3 Dune Challenge at Indiana State Park October 31

Los Angeles, CA

Docent Led Hike at Malibu Creek State Park October 18

 Mount Whitney Slide Show & Outdoor Afro Leadership Team Recruitment Info Session October 29

PicMonkey Collage

 Louisville, KY

Fall Break Canoemobile October 2 

Annual Mayor’s Hike at Jefferson Memorial Forest October 17

New York/New Jersey

Pumpkin Carving and Corn Maze with Outdoor AfrOctober 24

 North Carolina Triangle

Camping at Falls Lake October 10 


Portland, Oregon

Hike to Wahkeena Falls and Fairy Falls, then the base of Multnomah Falls October 3


Phoenix, AZ

Missions, Massacres and Plagues: Trail Tales October 31


Richmond, VA

 Hiking and Walking Stick Craft at Powhatan State Park October 24


Seattle, Washington

Owl Prowl at Seward Park October 17


South Carolina

Survival on the Coast Hike at Edisto State Park October 3

Leave No Trace Family Workshop and Fall Hike October 31


St Louis, Missouri

Moderate hike on Lewis and Clark Trail October 11 

Fall Camping in Washington State Park October 30

Washington DC- Maryland- Northern Virginia

 Heritage Trail Neighborhood Walk October 3

Pierce Mill Heritage Day October 10

Fall Yoga Hike at Leesylvania State Park October 11


Make October Festive with Outdoor Afro!

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