Now that summer vacation is here, why not try taking the kids for a real adventure by exploring nature’s wonders at a nearby forest or state park. These beautiful, natural areas are in every state and many have free activities for the whole family. Camping, hiking, bird watching, water sports, fishing and learning about plants and animals are some of the things you can discover at your local park, forest or nature preserve.
Visit: http://www.discovertheforest.org for tips on how to enjoy nature, how to be safe in wild areas, and DID YOU KNOW facts. All you have to do is enter your state and a list of all the forests and wildlife areas will appear. Discover your inner explorer by visiting a forest or natural area this summer. You won’t be sorry.