Enjoying the outdoors and getting enough exercise has been difficult this past year. Despite lockdowns and social distancing measures, national parks remain one of the few places where you can do both of those things safely. ‘An Essential Guide To Enjoying National Parks’ offers a lot of useful information, such as:
- How visiting national parks can help improve your physical and mental wellbeing during the pandemic.
- That the US’s 85 million acres of protected land are still open to the public and that they’re the perfect places to exercise safely.
- How being outside and exercising can reduce your blood pressure and cholesterol levels, but it can also help to reduce stress and anxiety.
- Ways that you can be a responsible visitor and minimize the environmental impact of your visit. With nearly 50 million visitors each year, the national parks need to stay beautiful for everyone.