Hiking is a great way to explore national parks! The best way to have a fun and safe hiking adventure is plan ahead of time. Use these resources to avoid some common mistakes.
Tips on planning your hike, the essential gear you should pack, and how to Hike Smart.
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NPS Trip Planning Guide
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Last updated: June 14, 2018