Since 1993, National Trails Day has inspired thousands of individuals and community groups to take part in activities that promote healthy living and mental well being, protect green spaces, educate the community on the importance of trails and instill excitement for the outdoors.
On Saturday, June 4, the City of Arlington, in conjunction with Keep Arlington Beautiful, will join in the nationwide effort to celebrate National Trails Day by hosting various park cleanup events.
The theme for National Trails Day 2011, Made with All Natural Ingredients, encourages all Americans to get outside and get active. "Dedicated volunteers, outdoor enthusiasts, trail lovers, and those new to the outdoors are truly the key ingredients to National Trails Day.
Park clean-ups will take place on June 4 from 9am to 12pm at the following city parks: Bowman Branch Linear Park Marrow Bone Spring Lynn Creek Linear Park River Legacy Parks Fish Creek Linear Park OS Gray Natural Area Bob Findlay Linear Park OW Fannin Natural Area Sublett Creek Linear Park Julia Burgen Park Parkway Central Park