Learn trail and hiking skills on National Trails Day

National Trails Day is coming up June 3, 2017, and officials at Shenandoah National Park are holding events on hiking skills. The Potomac Appalachian Trail Club, or PATC, says new and experienced hikers can learn new trail skills at its Trail Patrol “Beyond the Trailhead” event at the Byrd Visitor Center. There will be discussions on Leave No Trace outdoor...

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Celebrate hiking on National Trails Day June 3, 2017

The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference and REI invite nature lovers and adventure seekers to an open house at trail conference headquarters on Saturday, June 3, in celebration of National Trails Day. The event includes tours of the headquarters at Darlington Schoolhouse, guided hikes through Ramapo Valley County Reservation, and stewardship opportunities to help make a...

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2017 National Trails Day is June 3rd. Thousands of Events. One Shared Experience.

Fill up your water bottle and lace up your hiking shoes—National Trails Day is right around the corner. National Trails Day is the only nationally coordinated event designed to unite all muscle-powered trail activities with the goal of connecting more people to trails. Every trail beckons adventure and has a story to share with any person willing to discover it, and...

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New Sections of California Coastal Trail

Just in time for the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day, June 4, 2016, Mendocino County in Northern California will open two new hiking trails. The 2.3-mile Peter Douglas Coastal Trail routes hikers through redwood groves known as Shady Dell featuring trees with branches that have split off into candelabra shapes. The land, just south of Sinkyone Wilderness...

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National Trails Day is Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Come celebrate the 23rd anniversary of National Trails Day in the Smokies on the Appalachian Trail. This fun workday only comes around once a year, and you don’t want to miss it. Please get your registration in as soon as possible. Friends of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the Southern Regional Office of the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, Smoky Mountains Hiking...

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Celebrate National Trails Day®: June 4, 2016

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® (NTD) is a celebration of America’s magnificent Trail System, occurring annually on the first Saturday in June. NTD features a series of outdoor activities, designed to promote and celebrate the importance of trails in the United States. Individuals, clubs and organizations from around the country host National Trails Day®...

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2015 National Trails Day is June 6

June 6, 2015 is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®, the country’s largest celebration of trails. National Trails Day events will take place in every state across the country and will include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. If you are interested in leading or...

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Celebrate National Trails Day With A Hike In Your Favorite National Park

Not that you need an excuse to visit your favorite national park, but there’s a perfect one this Saturday, June 7,2014: National Trails Day! Around the country this Saturday folks will be taking to hiking trails to celebrate the great outdoors in what the American Hiking Society says is America’s largest annual single-day trails and outdoor celebration. Of course,...

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Leader of trail building, hikes continues its tradition June 7

Once again, the leading provider of hiking activities around Tallahassee, FL for over 30 years is hosting a walk on National Trails Day, which is June 7, 2014. It is a tradition for the Apalachee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association (FTA). They hosted an outdoor celebration in 1993, when the American Hiking Society first launched the nation’s largest...

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National Trails Day 2014 is June 7

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is the country’s largest celebration of trails. Mark your 2014 calendar for Saturday, June 7 to prepare for this year’s big celebration. National Trails Day events include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. With miles of hiking and...

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Appalachian Trail Conservancy will Celebrate National Trails Day with African American History Hike

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC), in partnership with the Harpers Ferry National Historical Park and the NAACP Jefferson County West Virginia Branch, will host the third annual African American History Hike in celebration of National Trails Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 7, 2014. The one-mile guided hike takes participants back in time as they learn...

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Hiking can be just the ticket to cure what ails us

Medications are a regular part of daily living for many people. But there’s something to be said for time spent walking and hiking in the fresh air, surrounded by the wisdom and kind way of trees, as a prescription for what ails us. Saturday, June 1, is National Trails Day, and next week is Pennsylvania Hiking Week, so it’s worth stepping into the footfalls...

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Help fix Mt. Lemmon hiking paths for National Trails Day

For many, a weekend morning means a hike in the mountains. This Saturday, June 1st, outdoor enthusiasts can get their fresh air fix while pitching in to help maintain trails on Mt. Lemmon on National Trails Day. The Santa Catalina Ranger District north of Tucson, AZ is organizing the effort as part of the nationwide celebration of America’s trail network....

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National Trails Day hiking at State Parks…

In conjunction with National Trails Day, Tennessee State Parks will host free, guided hikes on Saturday, June 1, encouraging outdoor enthusiasts to participate in several planned activities across the state. Each state park will host its own special hike, offering a variety of family-friendly activities including historical hikes, educational programming, re-enactments...

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You’re Invited To Help Denali National Park Staff Maintain Trails

Want to know what it takes to provide trails for visitors in Denali National Park? Come join the Denali trail crew on Saturday, June 1, and celebrate National Trails Day by helping with annual maintenance activities on the Mount Healy Overlook Trail. Volunteers will help the National Park Service trail crew with hauling brush, repairing drainage ditches, and other trail...

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Mahoosuc Land Trust hosting five-mile hike on new Black and White Trail

The Mahoosuc Land Trust will host a five-mile hike on the new Black and White Trail at 10 a.m. June 1 as part of the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day. The Black and White Trail stretches from Maine’s Black Mountain Ski Area to the Rumford Whitecap Mountain parking area, according to Jolan Ippolito, development associate of the Mahoosuc Land...

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Volunteers needed to maintain Appalachian Trail

A lot of the trail work in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is done by volunteers. There is another service opportunity June 1. It is the 21st National Trails Day and volunteers are needed to help maintain the Appalachian Trail. Volunteers need sturdy shoes, adequate drinking water and will need to pack a lunch. At the end of the day, volunteers will be treated to...

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Pennsylvania’s Hiking Week Showcasing State’s Trails, Walkways

Hikers once again will be picking their pace and path through Pennsylvania’s bountiful outdoors when Hiking Week 2013 begins on Saturday, May 25, offering participants a variety of organized hikes across the state. “A wealth of healthy hiking activities is offered to all ages and abilities thanks to the cooperative efforts of the co-sponsoring Keystone Trails...

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2013 National Trails Day is June 1

American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® is the country’s largest celebration of trails. Mark your 2013 calendar for June 1 to make sure you don’t miss out on the thousands of NTD activites happening all over the country. Events include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship...

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