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City Nature Challenge 2021

Join City Nature Challenge this weekend and help real scientists gather data on the natural world around you! City Nature Challenge is a great way to engage with the outdoors and observe nature. You can even make your observations while hiking a TRACK Trail. Check out our list of TRACK Trails in participating city-regions.
by Allison Royal, April 30th, 2021

Miles and Minutes: How much is enough?

Exercise is something most people struggle to fit into their daily routine. Studies show that only 1 in 5 adults and teens get enough exercise to maintain balanced wellness. And for children? 74% of kids are not getting enough daily physical activity. But how can we find the time to work on physical activity between school, homework, jobs, meetings, commutes, etc.? Perhaps it could be easier if we knew exactly how much we should dedicate to our physical well-being
by Allison Royal, April 7th, 2021

Trail TRACKer of the Month - Nora

We are so proud of our Trail TRACKers, and that's why we like to recognize those who go out of their way to explore our trails. Each month, we honor at least one of these special explorers with the title of Trail TRACKer (or TRACKers) of the Month. Meet our Trail TRACKer for February 2021!
by Allison Royal, February 25th, 2021

Top Ten TRACK Trails of 2020

Listed below are our Top 10 Most Visited TRACK Trail sites for the year 2020. These parks, in no particular order, had the highest numbers of Kid in Parks registrations, with each park offering unique experiences across vastly different regions in the United States.
by Allison Royal, January 25th, 2021