National Trails Day June 4 opportunity to get into woods to help

Lace up your hiking boots and grab bug spray, suntan lotion, camera and a bottle of water. Saturday, June 4, is National Trails Day.

With 190 activities going on throughout the state and 139 state parks and forests to visit, there is something for virtually every outdoor enthusiast. Activities extend into Sunday, June 5, as well.

National Trails Day was inspired by former President Ronald Reagan’s 1987 President’s Commission on the American Outdoors. The charge of the commission was to evaluate existing outdoor recreation in the United States and then make suggestions to enhance it.

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