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National Trails Day Hike

June 6, 2020 @ 1:01 am

Take a hike on National Trails Day at Tygart Lake State Park. This 2:00 p.m. hike is led by Jacob Jackson, naturalist/interpreter. “We’ll be taking the Dam Trail that is about 3/4 mile in length and should be a good and fairly breezy afternoon hike.” Jackson’s spring trail maintenance that created waterbars and ditching the new tread improves the outdoor experience.

Sturdy hiking boots or hiking shoes are suggested. The National Trails Day Hike begins from Tygart Lake Lodge. A trails day hiking commemorative patch is presented at the conclusion of the guided hike to each hiker.

Hikers will be encouraged to “take a hike” on their own in addition to joining Jackson on the Dam Trail Hike. Posting images of hiking at Tygart Lake on social media is encouraged. Use #wvstateparks #tygartlake #nationaltrailsday

For more details, call Tygart Lake State Park at 304-265-6148 or email [email protected]

National Trails Day is an event designed to unite all muscle-powered trail activities with the goal of connecting more people to trails. Each year, on the first Saturday of June, the American Hiking Society and the trails community invite Americans of all ages to walk or hike.

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June 6, 2020
1:01 am