A hike to explore the mountain behind Locust Lake State Park and visit Silver Creek Fire Tower will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 16. This hike is five miles in length and moderate in difficulty. The pine stands and brush are perfect habitat for birds and other wildlife. Those planning to hike should meet at the visitor parking lot at Locust Lake State Park located before the contact station. Bring your dog for a nice relaxing hike in the woods. All pets must be leashed and get along with people and other pets. For further information, contact Robin Tracey, environmental education specialist at 570-467-2506. Shine only.