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Category Archives: Hiking / Backpacking

Vesta Cedar Glade Hike Slated For June 14

Nashville, Tenn. – The Department of Environment and Conservation’s Division of Natural Areas will host a guided hike at Vesta Cedar Glade State Natural Area in Wilson County near Lebanon on June 14.  Participants should meet at 10 a.m. at the Cedars of Lebanon State Park office near Lebanon. Andrea…


DEC to Announce 140-Acre Addition to Shawangunk Ridge as Part of National Trails Day Event

Activities to Include Cleanup and Tours of Mamakating Rails-to-Trails Initiative To celebrate National Trails Day on Saturday, June 7, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) staff and partners will be participating in a cleanup of 140 acres to be acquired by the state. The property is a “Rails-to-Trails”…


Na Ala Hele Trails Program Marks National Trails Day With Boardwalk Installation at Manoa Cliff Trail

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Na Ala Hele Trails and Access Program will mark National Trails Day, on Saturday, June 7, with a project to install a board walk in the first half-mile section of the Manoa Cliff hiking trail. “National Trails Day is a…


No Trails Day event at Yellowwood State Forest on June 7

A release on National Trails Day sent yesterday erroneously listed an Indiana Trail Riders Association event as taking place at Yellowwood State Forest on June 7. The event took place May 31.  For information on the events for the June 7 National Trails Day at DNR properties, see dnr.IN.gov/parklake


Mickelson Trail Users to Share Trail With Marathoners This Weekend

DEADWOOD, S.D. – Mickelson Trail officials are reminding users that they will be sharing the trail with participants of the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon this Sunday (June 8). “Non-marathon folks are more than welcome to use the trail during the weekend,” said Park Manager Dana Garry. “We just want to…


Thunder Valley Equestrian Trail Hosts National Trails Day Observance June 7

National Trails Day will be celebrated by horseback riding enthusiasts on Saturday, June 7, at the new Thunder Valley Equestrian Trail. Built as a cooperative effort by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and regional equestrian enthusiasts, the 11-mile trail system, located on state land in Marquette County, provides a…


Nature Trail Renamed to Honor Former AGFC Employee

MAYFLOWER – Many years ago, Bell Slough was just the swamp across the highway from the Camp Robinson Wildlife Demonstration Area and was known as a problem for those Arkansas Game and Fish Commission employees that tried to manage it. One employee saw beauty in its murky water. Kenny Vernon,…


MDC Celebrates National Trails Day With a Book Sale

Through June 30, you can get a 20-percent discount on a book with everything you need to hike dozens of trails on conservation areas statewide. JEFFERSON CITY-June 7 is National Trails Day, and the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) is offering a bargain on a book to help Missourians find…


DLNR, Maui Land & Pineapple Company To Celebrate National Trails Day on June 7 With Hike at Mahana Ridge

KAHULUI, MAUI – In observance of National Trails Day, Na Ala Hele, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife’s trails and access program, will sponsor a hike to celebrate this important day and to thank the many volunteers who have helped construct and maintain the…


Network of Trails & Walkways Beckon Pennsylvanians During Hiking Week

More than 100 Hikes Set for Statewide Event May 24-June 1 HARRISBURG  — Hikers have more than a 100 choices to pick their path and pace to get exercise and explore Pennsylvania’s bountiful outdoors during the statewide Hiking Week celebration, May 24 to June 1. “Thanks to the work of…