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Celebrate National Trails Day with Kaibab National Forest

TUSAYAN, Ariz. - The Williams and Tusayan ranger districts of the Kaibab National Forest, in cooperation with the Arizona Trail Association, will host a trail restoration and maintenance project on the Arizona Trail starting at Moqui Stage Station from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 4 in recognition of National Trails Day.

Work will include brushing out and removing vegetation in an overgrown section of trail, removing trees and limbs blocking the trail and a small amount of rock work. Hardhats, gloves, tools and sack lunches will be provided. Participants should bring water, sunscreen, sturdy shoes, long sleeves and pants.

Those interested in participating should sign up by contacting recreation technician Ed Hentcelt at (928) 635-5660 or ehentcelt@fs.fed.us. For additional information on the Kaibab National Forest, please visit www.fs.usda.gov/kaibab. For additional information on the Arizona Trail Association, please visit www.aztrail.org.

National Trails Day is the only nationwide celebration of trails. It brings awareness to trails and introduces people to the many joys and benefits of trails. To learn more about National Trails Day, please visit www.americanhiking.org/national-trails-day.

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