Day Hiking Checklist Shawnee OK

Parents on family hikes often act like pack mules, so be sure to divvy up the goods before heading out. Not only will this save your shoulders, it will give the kids a reality check. Hiking is more than a walk in the woods , but if you use our list, you'll have what you need without taxing yourself.

Mayhall Golf Academy
(580) 678-8032
2222 SW 55th St.
Lawton, OK
Prices and/or Promotions
Golf Lessons - PGA Golf Professional

Aminis Galleria
(405) 722-2400
6627 N W Expressway
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Austin Athletic Mfg Co
(405) 273-8681
1005 E 39th St
Shawnee, OK
 
Athlon II
(405) 685-3737
1684 SW 86th St Ste A
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Hibbett Sports
(580) 490-9929
1211 N Commerce St
Ardmore, OK
 
RAW Motorsports, L.L.C.
(405) 542-7745
RR 1 box 43
Geary, OK
 
Giesecke Company
(405) 275-8853
48303 Highway 3
Shawnee, OK
 
Hibbett Sports
(580) 480-0434
2704 N Main St
Altus, OK
 
Miguel's Street Wear Soft Ball Accessories
(405) 632-4022
1229 SW 59th St
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Links At Mustang Creek
(405) 577-5151
2004 S Mustang Rd
Yukon, OK
 

Day Hiking Checklist

Provided By: 

Day Hike Checklist

Keeping short and sweet hikes short and sweet

Download Checklist as Adobe PDF

Day hikes are a great way to explore the natural surroundings. Whether you drive to a local trail for a few hours or hike from your campground, these treks can be short, sweet and very rewarding. Even if you plan on sticking to established paths, you'll need to keep your orientation wits about you. Just because you're on a popular trail doesn't mean you can't get lost . Don't forget to pack your map and compass alongside your common sense.

While forgetting essential gear isn't unusual, many day trekkers err in the other direction and take too much. Bring what you need, but remember that you'll be carrying everything - all day. Being loaded down with excess gadgets or rations will take the fun out of a hike faster than an angry grizzly.

Parents on family hikes often act like pack mules, so be sure to divvy up the goods before heading out. Not only will this save your shoulders, it will give the kids a reality check. Hiking is more than a walk in the woods , but if you use our list, you'll have what you need without taxing yourself.

Before You Go

  • Make sure all electronic devices are fully charged
  • Leave your itinerary with family, friends or park officials
  • Check the weather forecast

Pack in Your Day Pack

  • Map(s)
  • Compass and / or GPS device
  • First aid kit
  • Swiss army knife or multi-purpose tool
  • Extra food and water
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Matches (stormproof or in waterproo...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Nomadik.com