The weather in the forecast looks good for the upcoming hike at Sodalis Nature Preserve.

Pirate Ridge Trail Exploration will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at Sodalis Nature Preserve. The hike will start at the parking lot of Sodalis Nature Preserve and will travel from the paved trail to the rustic Pirate Ridge Trail. Participants are encouraged to dress for warmth and rugged terrain, walking sticks are recommended.

Reservations are requested by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing

The hike will be led by Gale Rublee, Hannibal Parks & Recreation nature interpreter. She has more than 25 years of experience as a nature educator. She is a founding member of the Mississippi Hills Master Naturalists chapter in Hannibal and is coordinator and teacher for the Bluff City Theater Youth Education in Theater Initiative.