There will be a “Starry Starry Night” Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve at 7 p.m. Friday April. 13.

There will be a “Starry Starry Night” Hike through Sodalis Nature Preserve at 7 p.m. Friday April. 13.

The Night Hike will begin at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve. Participants will identify constellations and star clusters and should bring binoculars and telescope if available.

Participants will hike to the bat caves, exploring nature signs along the way. There will be information and story-telling at the top then participants will return to the parking lot with sensory awareness activities. The hike will be on paved paths, about 2 miles.

Gale Rublee, nature educator, will lead the hike. She has previously been a naturalist and teacher at Shaw Nature Reserve in St. Louis.

The Night Hike is free but reservations must be made by calling Hannibal Parks & Recreation at 221-0154 or emailing mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov