Staying safe means sometimes skipping your hike

Jamie Stewarti

Op-ed by Gail Farmer published in the Inquirer on April 6, 2020

"People everywhere are looking for new ways to stay connected, as work from home and virtual calls become the new normal.


Hiking trails are nature’s way of fostering connections between land, water and people. And, recently, they have become an outlet for many to escape – even if for just an hour – from that new normal. Trails can be the gateway people need during these unprecedented times, but as more and more people explore the trails, one can’t help but wonder whether trails are the answer or if they are becoming a part of the problem?"


To keep trails open and safe, we all have a part to play.


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