The temperatures are getting warmer and there's so much Spring beauty to explore.
So of course hikers are ready to hit your park trails!
Unfortunately, early Spring brings with it melting snow, lots of rain -- and mud.
Hiking on muddy trails can be tricky for hikers -- and trickier for for the trails themselves and for the park staff who maintain them.
Do you want to prevent erosion and trail damage in your parks this mud season? Here is some good advice from the folks at Leave No Trace: http://bit.ly/ecDUT4 .