Image by Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism

Get 2014 off to a healthy start with the family.

State parks around the state are sponsoring guided First Day Hikes today (Jan. 1). So, grab your coats, put on some comfortable shoes and get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.

Check out the state parks around central Arkansas where the public can get their hike on:

Mount Magazine State Park, Paris

Woolly Hollow State Park, Conway

Petit Jean State Park, Morrilton

Pinnacle Mountain State Park, Little Rock

Lake Catherine State Park, Hot Springs

Lake Ouachita State Park, Mountain Pine

Mount Nebo State Park, Russellville

Lake Dardanelle State Park, Dardanelle

DeGray Lake Restort State Park, Arkadelphia

The First Day Hikes offer individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year rejuvenating and connecting with the outdoors by taking a healthy hike today at a state park.

Admission is free.  Click here for a list of First Day Hikes in Arkansas.