Trails, greenways, river walkways, forest paths – all promote active recreation. Walking or biking a trail gets your heart pounding, floods your system with oxygenated blood, burns calories, and gets you pumped – leaving you invigorated, happier, and less likely to punch your computer screen due to slow internet speeds.
That is only one of the many ways that our Regional Trail System improves health. Here are three more:
Read more from our partners at King County Parks: Trails as a path to health