Wild Nearby Opening Day Trails And Camping Expo

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Prepare to head out into the Wild Nearby this summer! Get tips on the best hikes and the latest outdoor gear and scale a climbing wall. Taste Full Tilt's special Wild Nearby-inspired ice cream, get up-close with two full-size, mounted grizzly bears and more!

Talks:
• Navigating with Your Smart Phone: Learn how your smart phone can be your best backcountry navigation guide with off-trail hiker and climber Steve McClure.
• Day Hiking the North Cascades: Author Craig Romano shares his favorite North Cascades day hikes ranging from easy to challenging. He'll share pet- and kid-friendly friendly hikes, along with hikes for folks of all ages and abilities.

Partnering Organizations & Activities:
• Cascade Designs: Tents, stoves and other gear to try out.
• North Cascades Institute: Nature games, touchable pelts, bones and animal tracks from the North Cascades and beyond.
• North Cascades National Park Service Complex: "Bear Trailer" with two mounted bears (one black and one grizzly), skins, skulls and information about the North Cascade Ecosystem.
• UWild Adventures: Live curiously. Experience nature. Be wild. Learn about the North Cascades National Park from UW Rec Sports. Check out great packs and gear.
• Washington State Parks & Recreation Commission: Wolverine, bear, coyote and barred owl specimens on display. Hands-on activities, giveaways and maps of all the parks in the state will be available.
• Washington Trails Association: Wondering what hike you should venture on next? Stop by the WTA's table and get tips from the experts.

Included with museum admission; FREE for Burke members, UW students, staff & faculty with ID. Burke members receive priority admission starting at 9 am.

For more information, go to: http://bit.ly/1qrqWtm
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