Do the Trails Day two-step: Get outside, get a patch

Trails have been a part of Scouting since the beginning.

There are figurative trails — the one to First Class and to Eagle — and literal ones, like the 350 miles of trails at Philmont or the familiar 10-mile loop at your favorite state park.

Whatever your trail, show your pride by protecting it.

One great way? Participate in the American Hiking Society’s 20th annual National Trails Day, dubbed “America’s largest trails celebration.” I told you about it last year, and this year’s event on Saturday, June 2, 2012, promises to be even bigger.

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