Tree Hugger Trail
My ten years as a Warner trail guide have been filled with unforgettable experiences. I see myself in the children who journey with me on the network of trails as we explore the beauty of our natural world. I never tire of their enthusiasm or their questions and comments about what they are experiencing.
As special as all of these adventures are to me, there is one that I think of often. I was with a group of third-graders as we came upon a new, yet to be named, trail. As we started down the trail, one of them hugged a tree, and then another, until all of them, including me, were embracing the trees. We made sure that no tree along the trail was forgotten. That trail is now called, Tree Hugger Trail, memorializing the love those children felt for nature. This experience and thousands of others are why I Love Warner.
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