Skyline Park’s Mountain Wash Trail Veterans Day Hike

Buckeye’s annual pre-Veterans Day hike begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Skyline Park’s Mountain Wash Trail.

Friday morning, Buckeye is holding a 4-mile hike to honor veterans.

The hike begins at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, at Skyline Park’s Mountain Wash Trail. A group will climb to the Valley Vista summit and post the American Flag at the highest point in the park. (Note: In the print edition of the West Valley View, the day was listed incorrectly.)

Military veterans will be encouraged to help carry the flag during the ceremonial trek.

To participate, wear good hiking shoes and bring lots of water and sun protection. The Mountain Wash hiking trail is rated as a difficult trail because of the significant increase in elevation.

The hike is free and open to all ages. Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required at goo.gl/D5wvzJ.

Veterans and their families interested in carrying the flag on the hike should contact Buckeye’s Community Services at 623-349-6330 or email amelle@buckeyeaz.gov.

Skyline Regional Park is at 2600 N. Watson Road, Buckeye.