Central Massachusetts Queer Day Hike
Jul
27
9:00 AM09:00

Central Massachusetts Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Wachusett Summit Loop - Central Mass

Princeton, Mass

Nipmuck Ancestral Land

4.9 miles/ 1200 feet Elevation Gain

Meet Us:

Carpool: TBD

Trailhead: 9 AM Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Visitor Center (Link to Google Directions)

$5 parking pass at Visitor Center

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, good shoes, bug spray and sun protection

Dogs allowed on trail!

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Salem, OR Queer Day Hike
Jul
27
9:30 AM09:30

Salem, OR Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Testament Creek Falls

Tillamook County, Oregon

4 miles/ 800ft elevation gain

Nestucca, Tillamook, and Siletz Ancestral Land

Meet Us:

9:30 am Carpool: Meet at East Salem Fred Meyer (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, trekking poles and shoes with good traction

Dogs allowed on this hike.

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Portland, OR Queer Day Hike
Jul
27
10:30 AM10:30

Portland, OR Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Tamanawas Falls
Mt. Hood, Oregon

about 5 miles / 560’ Elevation Gain
Chinook Ancestral Land

Meet Us

9am Carpool Glenhaven Park (Google Directions)
10: 30 am Tamanawas Falls Trailhead (Google Directions)
- Directions: If coming from the North on 35, Tamanawas Trailhead is right past Sherwood Campground ; likewise, if coming from the south on 35 and you see Sherwood Campground you’ve gone too far!

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, sturdy shoes (there are some sharp rock scrambles), trekking poles (optional), bug spray (optional), water friendly clothing (optional)

Dogs allowed on this hike.

Bathrooms (Port-a-potties) at the trailhead

We will be hanging out at the falls to eat lunch and hang out. It does get a bit chilly after a fashion, so make sure to bring a layer.

You can wade in some spots, but really swimming. Bring water friendly clothing if want to cool off. :)

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Aug
3
8:00 AM08:00

Denver Queer Day Hike

Button Rock Dam via Sleepy Lion Trail

Lyons, CO

Arapaho, Cheyenne, Núu-agha-tʉvʉ-pʉ̱ (Ute), Očeti Šakówiŋ (Sioux) Ancestral Land

5.4 miles/ 921 ft elevation gain

Meet us:

Carpool: 7:15 am (google directions)

Trailhead: 8 am (google directions)

Dogs allowed on hike

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, good shoes, sun protection and trekking poles if needed


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Western Maine Queer Day Hike
Aug
3
8:15 AM08:15

Western Maine Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Evans Notch-Blueberry Mountain Loop

Stow/ Fryeburg, Maine

5 miles / 1200'

Pequawket Ancestral Land

Meet Us:

8:15am Carpool (Google Directions)
10:00am Trailhead (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, swimming clothes (optional)

Post hike swim!
Dogs allowed on this hike!


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Northern Jersey Queer Day Hike
Aug
3
8:30 AM08:30

Northern Jersey Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Stairway to Heaven/Pinwheel Vista

2.5 miles/980 feet elevation gain

Lenape Ancestral Lands

Vernon Valley, NJ

Meet us:

Carpool 8:00 AM 524 County Route 515 Vernon, NJ 07422

(Meeting in the back of the lot closest to the Post Office.)

Trailhead 8:30 AM 458 State Route 94 Vernon, NJ 07462

(Park in the gravel lot if there’s room. If not, there should be street parking further up.)

Please bring: water, snacks/lunch, sun protection, hiking poles (optional but recommended)

Dogs allowed on this hike.

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Central Vermont Queer Day Hike
Aug
3
9:30 AM09:30

Central Vermont Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Mount Ascutney South Trail

Perkinsville, VT

5.7 miles / 2,263 ‘ Elevation Gain

Wabanaki Confederacy and Abenaki / Abénaquis Ancestral Land

Meet Us:

Carpool 8:00 AM (TBD)

Trailhead 9:30 AM, 1-369 Weathersfield Trail, Perkinsville, VT 05151, Parking just below trail head, Vermont State Parks Pass required for parking

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, good shoes, bug spray and sun protection

Dogs allowed on trail!


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Portland/Salem Queer Summit Hike
Aug
3
11:00 AM11:00

Portland/Salem Queer Summit Hike

Please join us for a summit hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Triangulation Peak

Kalapuya and Winefelly Ancestral Land

4.6 miles/ 1,076 feet elevation gain

Meet Us:

Carpool (encouraged to meet here because of limited parking at trailhead): 9:15 AM - West Salem Fred Meyers: 3740 Market St NE, Salem, OR 97301

Trailhead: 11 AM - google directions

Dogs allowed on trail

Please Bring: Sturdy shoes, lots of water, hiking poles if you have them

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Hudson Valley Queer Day Hike
Aug
3
11:15 AM11:15

Hudson Valley Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Giant Ledge Mountain

Shandaken, NY

Haudenosaunee Ancestral Land

3 miles/ 1000’ elevation gain

Meet us:

Carpool: 10 AM -lot on Rt. 32/Flatbush Rd. - (Google Directions)

Trailhead: 11:15 AM (Google Directions)

There is a long gravel pullover on the side of the road across from the trailhead for parking.

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, good shoes and sun protection

Dogs allowed on trail!

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Central Vermont Queer Day Hike
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

Central Vermont Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies

Libby’s Look Loop

Wabanaki and Abenaki Ancestral Land

Jericho, VT

Meet Us:

Carpool: 5:00 PM - Google Directions

Trailhead: 6:00 PM - There is a small unpaved parking lot on the side of the road (google directions)

2.5 miles/ 367 feet elevation gain

Dogs allowed on trail!

Please bring: water, snacks, good shoes and sun protection

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Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta

Please join us for a night of climbing!

Stone Summit Atlanta

Cherokee & Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

7 pm

Climbing equipment included with day pass ($13 special rate for registered TVOP participants). Climbers should wear comfortable and flexible clothing.

Parking: Established parking lot at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340

Public Transportation: From Chamblee Station (Gold Line), take route 126 (Chamblee-Tucker Rd Bus) to Presidential Pkwy stop. Bus route map available here: https://www.itsmarta.com/pdfs/maps/126.pdf


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Central Vermont Queer Day Hike
Aug
10
11:00 AM11:00

Central Vermont Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Deer Leap Overlook Trail
Killington, VT

Wabanaki and Abenaki Ancestral Land

2 miles / 492 ft’ Elevation Gain
Meet us:

Carpool: 9:00 AM (google directions)

Trailhead: 11:00 AM - The trailhead is located in the Long Trail Inn parking lot. You can park across the road in the Sherburne Pass Trail parking lot if none is available at the Inn side. (google directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, good shoes, and sun protection


Dogs allowed on trail!

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Atlanta Queer Day Hike
Aug
11
4:00 PM16:00

Atlanta Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Sawnee Mountain Indian Seats Trail

Cumming, GA

Cherokee & Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

4 miles/ 500 feet elevation gain

Meet Us:

Carpool: 2:30 pm - Cabbagetown Park (Street parking, meet in the park) | 701 Kirkwood Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316

Trailhead: 4:00 pm - There is an established parking lot at the Visitor Center, 2500 Bettis Tribble Gap Rd, Cumming, GA 30040

It will be very hot! Please bring: Extra water, hat, sweat wicking layers (if possible), and sunscreen/sun protection for exposed skin. This is an evening hike, so please bring a picnic dinner or snack for our break at the Summit.

No dogs allowed on this trail


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Boston Queer Day Hike
Aug
17
9:00 AM09:00

Boston Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Blue Hills - Skyline Loop

Quincy, Massachusetts

Massa-adchu-es-et (Massachusett) Ancestral Land

5.4 Miles/ 692’ Elevation Gain

Meet Us:

Carpool: TBD

Trailhead 9: 00 AM (Google Directions - Google may direct you to park at: 651 Willard St, Quincy, MA 02169. The trailhead is super close at Blue Hills - Skyline Trail, Quincy, MA 02169)

There is trailhead parking as well as parking across the street at the sports complex.

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, good shoes, bug spray and sun protection

Dogs allowed on trail!

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Western Mass Plant ID Hike
Aug
24
10:00 AM10:00

Western Mass Plant ID Hike

Western Mass Plant ID Hike

1-2 mile plant walk with two local plant ecologists, where we will be identifying what we know and bringing a few native plant ID books for folks interested in learning more. This hike is open to anyone interested in familiarizing themselves with the local plants, at any level! We recommend good hiking shoes and a backpack with water, snacks, and a notebook.

Exact location: TBD
Meeting & carpooling: TBD

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Virginia Queer Day Hike
Aug
31
8:00 AM08:00

Virginia Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Beaver Lake Loop, Pocahontas Park

Arrohatec Ancestral Land

Pocahontas Park, Chesterfield County VA

2.5 miles/ 170’ Elevation Gain

Meet Us:

Carpool: 7:30 AM, 7106 Midlothian Turnpike Suite C, Richmond, VA 23225

Trailhead: 8:00 AM (google directions)

Park entrance fee-$10 per vehicle, Left turn into Nature Center parking lot

Dogs allowed on trail!

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, a warm layer




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Central Mass Queer Day Hike
Aug
31
9:00 AM09:00

Central Mass Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Wachusett Summit Loop - Central Mass

Princeton, Mass

Nipmuck Ancestral Land

4.9 miles/ 1200 feet Elevation Gain

Meet Us:

Carpool: TBD

Trailhead: 9 AM Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Visitor Center (Link to Google Directions)

$5 parking pass at Visitor Center

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, good shoes, bug spray and sun protection

Dogs allowed on trail!

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Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta

Please join us for a night of climbing!

Stone Summit Atlanta

Cherokee & Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

7 pm

Climbing equipment included with day pass ($13 special rate for registered TVOP participants). Climbers should wear comfortable and flexible clothing.

Parking: Established parking lot at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340

Public Transportation: From Chamblee Station (Gold Line), take route 126 (Chamblee-Tucker Rd Bus) to Presidential Pkwy stop. Bus route map available here: https://www.itsmarta.com/pdfs/maps/126.pdf

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Sep
14
9:00 AM09:00

Boston Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Blue Hills - Skyline Loop

Qunicy, Massachusetts

Massa-adchu-es-et (Massachusett) Ancestral Land

5.4 Miles/ 692’ Elevation Gain

Meet Us:

Carpool: TBD

Trailhead 9: 00 AM (Google Directions - Google may direct you to park at: 651 Willard St, Quincy, MA 02169. The trailhead is super close at Blue Hills - Skyline Trail, Quincy, MA 02169)

There is trailhead parking as well as parking across the street at the sports complex.

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, good shoes, bug spray and sun protection

Dogs allowed on trail!

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Sep
28
7:45 AM07:45

Northeast Georgia Non-Binary/Genderqueer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is co-hosted with Nonbinary and Genderqueer Atlanta. It is open to non-binary and genderqueer individuals.

Raven Cliff Falls

Helen/Georgia

4.9 miles / 400 ft

Cherokee and Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

Meet Us:

7:45am Carpool (Google Directions)
10:00am Trailhead (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, swimming clothes (optional)

It is likely to be very hot in September. Extra water, sunscreen for exposed skin, and sweat-wicking layers are recommended if possible. Snacks and lunch are a good idea for a hike of this length. We also have an optional swim at the end of this hike, so a swimsuit & towel for those who want to participate.

Dogs are not allowed on this trail.

Parking Information: $7 (cash only) per vehicle at trailhead

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 Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta

Please join us for a night of climbing!

Stone Summit Atlanta

Cherokee & Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

7 pm

Climbing equipment included with day pass ($13 special rate for registered TVOP participants). Climbers should wear comfortable and flexible clothing.

Parking: Established parking lot at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340

Public Transportation: From Chamblee Station (Gold Line), take route 126 (Chamblee-Tucker Rd Bus) to Presidential Pkwy stop. Bus route map available here: https://www.itsmarta.com/pdfs/maps/126.pdf

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Atlanta Queer Day Hike
Oct
5
8:30 AM08:30

Atlanta Queer Day Hike

Iron Hill Loop @ Red Top Mountain

Cartersville, GA

3.8 miles / <100’ Elevation Gain
Muscogee (Creek) & Eastern Band of the Cherokee Ancestral Land

Meet us:

8:30am Carpool Cabbagetown Park (street parking, meet in park)

10:00am Red Top Mountain State Park Visitor Center | 659 Red Top Mountain Rd SE, Cartersville, GA 30121 (will meet at visitor center, use restroom, and then move cars to trailhead)

$5 Day Pass OR Georgia State Park Pass

Sorry, no dogs allowed on this hike!

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, and a warm layer.

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Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta

Please join us for a night of climbing!

Stone Summit Atlanta

Cherokee & Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

7 pm

Climbing equipment included with day pass ($13 special rate for registered TVOP participants). Climbers should wear comfortable and flexible clothing.

Parking: Established parking lot at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340

Public Transportation: From Chamblee Station (Gold Line), take route 126 (Chamblee-Tucker Rd Bus) to Presidential Pkwy stop. Bus route map available here: https://www.itsmarta.com/pdfs/maps/126.pdf

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Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Queer Climbing Night @ Stone Summit Atlanta

Please join us for a night of climbing!

Stone Summit Atlanta

Cherokee & Muscogee (Creek) Ancestral Land

7 pm

Climbing equipment included with day pass ($13 special rate for registered TVOP participants). Climbers should wear comfortable and flexible clothing.

Parking: Established parking lot at 3701 Presidential Pkwy, Atlanta, GA 30340

Public Transportation: From Chamblee Station (Gold Line), take route 126 (Chamblee-Tucker Rd Bus) to Presidential Pkwy stop. Bus route map available here: https://www.itsmarta.com/pdfs/maps/126.pdf

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Seattle Queer Day Hike
Jul
20
9:00 AM09:00

Seattle Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Scorpion Mountain
Skykomish, WA
8.6 miles / 2,500’ Elevation Gain
Tulalip Ancestral Lands

Meet Us:

9am Bothell Park and Ride 10303 Woodinville Dr, Bothell, WA 9801 (Google Directions)

10am Johnson Ridge Trailhead Washington (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, a warm layer

Northwest Forest Pass required for parking.

Dogs allowed on this hike.

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Portland, OR Queer Day Hike
Jul
17
10:00 AM10:00

Portland, OR Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Lower Twin Lake Swim & Hike, Mt. Hood
4 miles/500’ Elevation Gain

Chinook Ancestral Land

Meet Us

10am Carpool Glenhaven Park (Google Directions)

11:30 Frog Lake Snow Park (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, swimming clothes, towel, floaties (optional), and a warm layer.

Dogs allowed on this hike.


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Western Maine Queer Day Hike
Jul
4
8:45 AM08:45

Western Maine Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Ledges Trail to Pleasant Mountain
Denmark / Bridgton , Maine

3.3 miles/1,512’

Pequawket Ancestral Land

Meet us

9:00am Trailhead (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, swimming clothes (optional)

Post hike swim!
Dogs allowed on this hike! Please bring plenty of water for your dog!

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Western Mass Queer Day Hike
Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Western Mass Queer Day Hike

Please join us for a day hike! This hike is open to the LGBTQ+ Community and their allies.

Mt. Grace - Firetower Hike!
Warwick, MA

Location: Western Massachusetts

2.8 miles /728’ elevation gain

Abenaki, Webanaki, and Pennacook Land

Dogs allowed

Meet us
9:00am Trailhead (Google Directions)

Please bring: water, snacks, lunch, warm layer, swimming clothes (optional)
No carpool for this hike, but please let us know if you need a ride and we’ll help!

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New York City Queer Day Hike
Jun
22
10:30 AM10:30

New York City Queer Day Hike

Bear Mountain Loop Trail

Bear Mountain State Park, Peekskill
4.5 Miles/1,208’ Elevation Gain

Lənape Ancestral Land

What to bring:
trekking poles (optional), water, snacks, warm layers
Meeting Time: 10:30am
Meeting Information: Parking lot available by Bear Mountain Inn and Overlook Lodge for a small fee ($5-$10). Please plan to meet in front of the Inn. Google Directions
Dogs okay on leash

Public Transit Info:
Buses available from New York City. Plan to take the 8:45 AM Short Line Bus from Port Authority to arrive at Bear Mountain at 10:15 AM. Arrive at Port Authority early to ensure you have time to purchase tickets and find the gate. Bus information link - https://web.coachusa.com/shortline/booking.asp?action=ProductDetail&TRP=1&productId=1983

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