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Supporting trails is about more than trail maintenance and public lands advocacy. It’s also about building a welcoming community of trail smart hikers. Learn how to stay safe, improve your on-trail experience and lessen your impact on the places you love. 

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Quick Tips

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Tips for getting outdoors responsibly right now.



Leave No TraceLeave No Trace

Get tips on how you can lessen your impact on trails and in camp.





Summer Safety TipsSummer Safety Tips

What should hikers know before heading out on hike this summer.







Hiking How ToHiking How To

These instructional articles will help you plan a day on trail.

Video Resources


 Hiking How-To