Sat. Feb. 1 or Sat. March 14, 2020, 10:30am-1:30pm – Moderate Hike
We have a beautiful 18-hole disc golf course just up the road from Shank’s Mare at Kline’s Run Park. This park with rolling hills and lots of foliage offers a challenging round of disc golf and hiking at the same time! Follow our guide as you try your hand at this fun sport. Then head to Shank’s Mare for a hearty hot lunch afterwards.
Fee–includes disc starter set & lunch - $35/Person (Deduct $20 if you have your own discs).
Sat. Feb. 29, 2020, 10:30am-1:30pm
Back by popular demand…our guided hike with man’s & woman’s best friend! Grab your leashes and your dog and head down to Shank’s Mare for a guided hike on the Mason-Dixon Trail. This beautiful trail overlooks the river and offers the perfect place for a winter hike with your favorite dog. Then, head back to Shank’s Mare for a hearty hot lunch.
Fee – includes donation to our local animal shelter and hot lunch - $25/Person
Saturday, April 18, 2020, 10:30am-1:30pm or Sunday, September 13, 2020, 2:00-5:00pm
Join Shank’s Mare and guest leader Scott Mingus Sr. to hike the streets of Wrightsville and trace the steps of the Civil War conflict as it comes to the Susquehanna. You’ll venture into little know areas of the town and see where the Union and Confederate troops positioned themselves prior to the burning of the Columbia-Wrightsville Bridge. You’ll hear interesting stories of the town’s people, local militia, and military troops. Following the hike, head back to Shank’s Mare for a hearty hot lunch (September features a light supper). Reservations required.Fee – includes guided hike and hot lunch - $37/Person
Did you know that the Lower Susquehanna is the site of a tectonic cave – a cavern formed by layers of shifting rock versus the typical limestone and water formation? Following a hike to the entrance, enter the cave and explore the twists and turns of this unique formation located on the Conestoga Trail in Lancaster County. Following your spelunking adventure you will enjoy a hearty hot lunch back at Shank’s Mare.
Saturday, April 25 or November 14, 2020 - 11:00am-2:30pm
Black Friday, November 27, 2020 - 10:30am-12:30pm
Enjoy a new tradition at Shank's Mare and join us for our Crush the Calories Black Friday Hike. The holiday weekend is a great time to spend with family and friends, and who doesn't need some exercise to work off that Thanksgiving meal. Forget the Black Friday crowds and join us for a guided hike through the river hills along the Susquehanna. This is a free program, but we ask that you bring a donation of canned or packaged food for our annual Holiday Food Drive. Dress for the weather. Kids and dogs are welcome. We'll have hot cider on your return to Shank's Mare.
Free program but please register so we know how many will join us. A donation of canned or packaged food to our Holiday Food Drive is appreciated.