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First Day Hikes return Jan. 1 to state parks across the country

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You can still have that sip of champagne on New Year's Eve: It has carbs you will need for your Jan. 1 hike.

The First Day Hikes program is back, with more than 640 guided walks organized at state parks across the country on the first day of 2013. Pulled together by a group called America's State Parks, all 50 states are participating.

Meant to entice the entire family for a bout of...

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