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New Prizes to earn for your TRACK Trail Adventures!!

Lots of changes began for Kids in Parks in 2020, and this summer we're excited to release the first of this new phase of Kids in Parks! 15 new adventure cards will be replacing our current prizes, where Trail TRACKers will unlock a new card with each hike they TRACK. Each card features activities and guides for you to use when out exploring nature.
by Allison Royal, July 28th, 2021

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