by Harley McAllister
If you are looking to burn off some of the calories you will be indulging in on Thursday, what better way to do it than with a guided hike through the Dishman Hills Natural Area in Spokane Valley? This little gem of an area is located in the hills behind the car dealerships along Sprague and Appleway, making it close enough for quick and easy access while yet maintaining a true outdoor experience.
We have been to this area often for quick getaways, most recently on a night hike with our Boy Scout troop. It will be 2-3 miles in length at a moderate pace so your kids of most any age should be able to keep up. The weather will be chilly but sunny according to the forecast, so it should be a great day to get outside and avoid the shopping melee. More information can be found here: http://www.dishmanhills.org/event-2092112