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USFS And CDC Issue Safe Hiking, Mountain Biking Guidelines For Virus


Last updated 8/24/2020 at 4:26pm

Bikers should yield to hikers and equestrians and bikers traveling downhill are supposed to yield to uphill traffic. (Times Photo by Park Baker)

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services advises all North Carolinians to practice the three Ws in addition to the following sport-specific safety tips below: wear a mask (when you cannot maintain 6 feet of distance), wait 6 feet between yourself and others and wash your hands or use hand sanitizer frequently.


Hiking is a wonderful way to see and experience the many wonders of the nation's forests.

As summer transitions into fall, the weather and scenery this time of year provide near perfect hiking conditions.

It is important to consider however, that the weather at...

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