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Reasons to Start Hiking

Reasons to Start Hiking: “Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt.”⁣ ⁣

Hiking Long Point State Park, Chautauqua New York

The wonderful thing about hiking is that it’s truly an activity everyone can do! Whether you’re young, old, in shape, not so much, an expert or do it as a hobby. ⁣ ⁣ There is literally a trail out there for you!! Live near Western New York?

Check out a few of these State Parks:

Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua, New York

Letchworth State Park in Western, NY

Audubon Community Nature Center in New York

Explore Watkins Glen, New York

Panama Rocks, NY

My secrets to the New York side of Niagara Falls

Asbury Woods Nature Center Trails, Pennsylvania

Not a New Yorker? Enjoy a TON of other places to hike HERE.

Things to do at Long Point State Park in Chautauqua New York

We always loved the idea of exploring “Off the Beaten Paths”, doing hiking trails, kayaking streams and just exploring nature. ⁣I never realized how many State Parks were near us. Last year, my not so little guy made a challenge to visit as MANY State parks as we can mark off 🙌

Do you hike or visit State Parks?⁣ Here are some reasons to start hiking:

🥾 Collect those rings (Apple watch users know what I mean), Exercise- hiking increases your stamina (energy levels), and strength.

🥾 Hiking improves your mood and relieves stress

Reasons to Start Hiking

🥾 Hiking provides opportunities to watch all kinds of animals in their natural environments

 🥾 Hiking helps you get a better nights sleep

🥾 Hiking helps us to disconnect with our Screens and take some self-care

5 Reasons to Start Hiking

 What is your favorite place to hike?? ⁣