September 15, 2018 - 8:00am to September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm

Events in & Around DeSoto State Park

Guided Backpacking Trip: Overnight Survival

In DeSoto State Park-Fort Payne, Alabama

Learn the basic survival skills needed to survival in the wilderness (don’t worry, this trip you will have your backpacking gear to fall back on!) 

Discover important skills related to survival to include shelter building, water pasteurization, core temperature control, rescue, medicinal and edible plants, and other skills you need to know to help you survive in the woods. Skills everyone should have, sign up for this fun trip soon! Hiking is moderate, about a mile one-way to a backpacking campsite in DeSoto State Park.

Date: September 15-16, 2018

Time: Check in 8 AM that day, Check out 12 the following day

Where: DeSoto State Park, Fort Payne, Alabama. Meet at DeSoto’s Nature Center, next to the Country Store on County Road 89.

Cost: $75 per person – includes all equipment. You will need to provide your food. If you want to register as a family call for special prices. Discounts if you have your own backpacking equipment.

Pre-registration is required, as class size is limited. Have questions? Call 209-559-0040 or Email Robert Wilson (seven Pines Survival) for more details

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