North Bend area trails have been a popular destination this past year as residents from near and far sought ways to exercise outdoors due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Many local trails have experienced a notable increase in traffic, which often means more wear-and-tear, including left behind trash.
Remember – if you’re using the trails, whatever you bring in with you needs to be brought back out, including food wrappers, empty water bottles, and pet waste.
As we head into spring – with many public health guidelines still in place – here are some tips to #RecreateResponsibly to protect yourself, the community, the trails, and the environment.
Tips to #RecreateResponsibly:
If you’re interested in volunteering to help protect the many popular trails in the Snoqualmie Valley, Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust is launching a new Trailhead Ambassador program, which is designed to inspire visitors to protect public lands through learning and teaching stewardship behaviors while recreating on trails.