Friday, May 31, 2013

Lace Up Those Hiking Boots & Hydrate Like Heck – June 1st is National Trails Day!



The American Hiking Society is putting on a spectacular outdoor show on Saturday all around the country in honor of the AMAZING trail system we’re all so lucky to enjoy.

Here’s the link for finding out about the activities sponsored by these guys all throughout the United States. Find an event near you!

Bay Area folks can take a look below and follow this link for more information. Grab the kids and see you out there! 


Marin, Muir Beach/Dias Ridge. Enjoy great views while helping with fence removal at Dias Ridge. Be sure to bring your hiking boots to hike up Dias trail to the project and maybe take a stroll through Muir Beach when you are finished.
Time: 8:30 am–1 pm (Registration: 8:30–9 am, Lunch: Noon–1 pm)
Details: Volunteers ages 15 and up are welcome. Project work will be moderately strenuous.
Lands End/Fort Miley, San Francisco. Help construct a new section of trail to be used by neighbors and park visitors. After the project, stay for a celebratory barbecue and tour of the new trails facility. If you are feeling like you have more to give, help us out in the afternoon to finish off the new trail.
Time: 8:30 am–1 pm (Registration: 8:30–9 am, Lunch: Noon–1 pm)
Details: Volunteers ages 15 and up are welcome. Project work will be moderately strenuous.
Presidio of San Francisco. Join the Presidio Trust and help improve trails, restore habitat corridors, and spruce up this spectacular park.
Time: 9 am–1 pm (Registration: 9-9:30 am, Lunch: Noon-1 pm)
Details: Family-friendly project, volunteers of all ages are welcome.
Mori Point, Pacifica. Learn about this unique site while helping maintain the popular Bootlegger steps. We will remove vegetation growing in the stairs and enjoy great views of the ocean.
Time: 10 am–1:30 pm (Registration: 10 am, Lunch: 1-1:30 pm)
Details: Family-friendly project, volunteers of all ages are welcome.

Namaste & Three Cheers! -OM

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