NATIONAL TRAILS DAY – First Saturday in June

NATIONAL TRAILS DAY

National Trails Day on the first Saturday in June recognizes all the incredible benefits federal, state and local trails provide for recreation and exposure nature. Events held throughout the United States help promote awareness of the wide variety of services the trails systems offer. National Trails Day encourages people to discover their local trials, become active concerning trail issues and share their excitement for the outdoors.

America's Great Mountain Trails: 100 Highcountry Hikes of a Lifetime Hardcover – September 17, 2019

by Tim Palmer  (Author), Jamie Williams (Foreword)
America’s Great Mountain Trails: 100 Highcountry Hikes of a Lifetime

by Tim Palmer  (Author), Jamie Williams (Foreword)

While hiking may be the first activity to come to mind, trails offer so much more!  Trails provide access to waterways for canoeing and paddle trips.  Birders find excellent opportunities for birdwatching and those seeking to test their abilities to observe and study geolocation enjoy geocaching. Others learn land navigation or use the trails for biking. Each of the pursuits creates an opportunity to spend time outdoors and generate an excellent cardiovascular workout.

Try some of these great ones below without leaving home

Cycle Through Nature - Virtual Cycle Experience for Indoor Walking Treadmill and Running Workouts

The Ambient Collection (Actor), & 2 more 
Cycle Through Nature – Virtual Cycle Experience for Indoor Walking Treadmill and Running Workouts

The Ambient Collection (Actor), & 2 more 

National Trails Day is also an opportunity to thank the many volunteers, land agencies, trail developers,  park employees, rangers for their help in developing and maintaining the trails.

Nature's Garden Organic Trail Mix Snack Packs, Multi Pack 28.8 oz - 24 Individual Servings (Pack of 2)

by Nature's Garden
Nature’s Garden Organic Trail Mix Snack Packs, Multi Pack 28.8 oz – 24 Individual Servings (Pack of 2)

by Nature’s Garden

HOW TO OBSERVE

Visit your local trails. When possible, take a friend and try something new. Try a new trail, a new activity or introduce someone new to an activity you are skilled to pass on the experience to. Why keep it to yourself? Also, if you pack it in, pack it out. Show your appreciation to those who make the trail system possible.  Use #NationalTrailsDay to post on social media.

HISTORY

The American Hiking Society sponsors National Trails Day. For more information, go to National Trails Day. Today we remember D day.

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Jennifer lives happily in North Florida with her husband Scott and after a stroke and two brain surgeries her mom. While not blessed with children they dote on their four legged children four cats. I started writing after spinal surgery required second round of physical therapy to learn to walk yet again. While reading is a favorite hobby writing is something new with the launch of this blog and hopefully a fiction novel in the future.

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