Pennsylvania Celebrating Hiking Week With Almost 100 Organized Events

Hiking through the woods is one of the best ways to exercise, but those in Pennsylvania over the next week will be in for a treat as the state celebrates Hiking Week 2015 starting on Saturday, May 30.

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Keystone Trails Association, there will be almost 100 organized hikes that will make their way through parks, forests and cities across the state. A full list of scheduled Hiking Week events can be found at ExplorePATrails.com.

Hiking Week is a celebration that wraps up Sunday, June 7, 2015. Before the festivities stop, though, the state will be organizing events to raise awareness for healthy lifestyles and promoting environmental stewardship.

Included in the week is National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6, a celebration of the endless amounts of walking and hiking trails throughout the United States. With the spirit of hiking in mind, novice and experienced hikers will find this to be the perfect opportunity to view the beautiful scenery of Pennsylvania.

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