Haunted Hike for Halloween planned at Oklahoma City's Martin Nature Park
A Halloween Hike starts at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 at Martin Nature Park, 5000 W Memorial Road, in Oklahoma City. Wildlife along the walking trails will be featured, said naturalist Emily Hiatt.
Creepy creatures might come crawling out or swooping down when the sun starts to set in the woods at Martin Nature Park.
Spiders, bats and snakes and other creatures are around, naturalist Emily Hiatt said. But nature's frights are not so scary, she said.
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Anyone interested in taking the haunted hike should preregister by calling 755-0676.
To see a video about the event, search for “Haunted Hike” on NewsOK.com.
A chance to walk in the woods in the evening will start at 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Haunted Hike at Martin Nature Park, 5000 W Memorial Road.
Every 30 minutes, people will be able to take a walk into the woods with a guide until about 8 p.m. or later.
Inside the visitor's education center will be snakes, spiders, puppet shows and face-painting for children.
Hiatt, the nature center's new naturalist, got the idea for a haunted hike from the Custer State Park in South Dakota. Hiatt has been in Oklahoma City about a month after working as a trail guide at the Wind Cave National Park in South Dakota.
“Halloween is coming up, and I wanted to do something like it here,” Hiatt said.
Neil Garrison, a longtime Martin Nature Park naturalist who works part-time now, said there is no guarantee anyone will see a bat, but there are bats in the park.
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