This Jan. 1, 2012 photo provided by Alaska State Parks shows hikers at Eagle River Nature Center on a First Day Hike in Alaska. The hike was one of 400 First Day Hikes held at parks in

 

              This Jan. 1, 2012 photo provided by Alaska State Parks shows hikers at Eagle River Nature Center on a First Day Hike in Alaska. The hike was one of 400 First Day Hikes held at parks in
This Jan. 1, 2012 photo provided by Alaska State Parks shows hikers at Eagle River Nature Center on a First Day Hike in Alaska. The hike was one of 400 First Day Hikes held at parks in all 50 states last Jan. 1. More than 600 are planned for this Jan. 1. (AP Photo/Alaska State Parks)