We did a roundup of our staff’s favorite hikes in the Warner Parks for anyone looking to get outside and explore a new trail this winter. We hope you feel inspired!
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Here are a few important things you need to know about hiking in the mud and maintaining trail etiquette…
Did you know? Warner Parks have two separate Tree Trails, one in Percy Warner Park and one in Edwin Warner Park. The Tree Trails were originally established in 1996 by Naturalists Margo Farnsworth and Judy Dulin, who wrote a comprehensive interpretive booklet detailing identification tips and noteworthy information about each tree.
There is only one trail which provides access to the Burch Reserve, approximately two miles in length. Meandering through picturesque fields and climbing through hollows to ridge tops, this trail is more narrow and primitively designed than the ever widening scope of our more heavily used trails…
An undisturbed ecosystem exists within Warner Parks – one of the largest protected tracts of uncut forest within an urban setting across the United States – The Hill Forest. It’s tucked away for good reason, but that’s not to say there aren’t special opportunities to discover it for yourself.
Among the most beloved natural features of the Warner Parks are the scenic overlooks which provide gorgeous scenery throughout all four seasons: the Allée, Steeplechase, Luke Lea Heights, Church Overlooks, and Edwin Warner Overlooks.
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