Friday, June 3, 2016

Break out the boots because it's National Trails Day

Posted By on Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 4:50 PM

Go outside! Get your tan on! Get some fresh air!

Today is National Trails Day, and there're a surprising amount of trails in the metro area for you to hike. Here's a map of 20 we really liked:




National Trails Day is an invention of the American Hiking Society (AHS), and has been evolving throughout the '80s and '90s. According to the AHS, the Unied States has over 200,000 miles of trail — neato.

Here're some events being put on at trails around the metro area if you feel like celebrating with your fellow hikers:

Grassland Birds Hike
Orion Oaks County Park
8 a.m.-11 a.m.

Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge
Humbug Unit
1 p.m.-4 p.m.

National Trails Day Hike at Stony Creek
Stony Creek Metropark
10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

National Trails Day at Waterloo
Waterloo State Recreation Area
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

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