The threat of winter weather is no obstacle to the intrepid souls who trek around the Payson Area Trails System, so the planned hike of the Cypress and Boulder Loop Trail is still a go for Saturday, Dec. 3.
Participants will meet at the Cypress Trail Access at the end of East Phoenix Street, Payson at 9 a.m.
The hike is 2.2 miles and considered easy.
Want a different adventure? The Forest Service is seeking volunteers to help clean up Houston Mesa Road from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Dec. 3. Meet at the Shoofly Ruins. Call (928) 474-7900 for more details.
A moonlight hike is being planned for Saturday, Dec. 10.
The trail follows the base of Monument Peak and runs along the side of a seasonal streambed. It will be chilly, so layer up and don’t forget a flashlight.
The hike will be 3 miles and easy.
Meet at the Monument Peak Trailhead at 7:30 p.m.