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American Hiking Societys National Trails Day 2014
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American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day® will bring together outdoor enthusiasts across the country on Saturday, for the 22nd annual celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers. Over 2,000 nationwide events will take place including trail maintenance, hiking, paddling, biking, horseback riding, bird watching, running, trail celebrations and more.
Wilson State Park will be hosting a Wildflower Tour and a Novice Mountain Bike Ride to celebrate National Trails Day®. The event will be held at Wilson State Park at the Switchgrass Trail Head from 7:45 to 11:30 a.m. for the Wildflower Tour and 6:45 to 9 p.m. for the Mountain Bike Ride. Dress appropriately for the events. Bring water, snacks, bug spray, field guides, etc for the Wildflower Tour. Bring a sack lunch to enjoy after the tour. For the bike ride in the evening helmets are required. It will be a low key, easy paced ride for the novice rider.
A long-standing celebration of America’s magnificent trail system and its countless supporters and volunteers, National Trails Day® (NTD) is celebrated in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.
For more information on Wilson State Park’s 2014 NTD event, www.kdwpt.state.ks.us by email at wilsonsp@ksoutdoors.com or contact the park office at 785-658-2465.
Join American Hiking Society, Wilson State Park and the National Trails Day® 2014 sponsors; Adventure Medical Kits, Columbia, Gregory, and The North Face, for a trail event near you. American Hiking Societys National Trails Day® is a nationally recognized trail awareness program that occurs annually on the first Saturday of June and inspires the public to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in outdoor activities, clinics, and trail stewardship projects. National Trails Day® is a registered trademark of American Hiking Society.
Founded in 1976, American Hiking Society is the only national, recreation-based nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and protecting America’s hiking trails, their surrounding natural areas and the hiking experience. To learn more about American Hiking Society and its mission and programs, visit www.AmericanHiking.org or call (301} 565-6704