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Day Hiking Essentials

A day hike is an excellent way to explore natural beauty with your family, friends, or all by yourself. You have plenty of options to choose from, whether you want to traverse the thick, luscious woods or go deep into the mountains. Also, numerous state and national parks offer vast networks of trails for hikers. But to make your day hiking trip a big success, you must be equipped with the proper gear.

Let’s take a quick look at some essentials you must take with you on a hiking trip.

  • Hiking backpack
  • Weather-appropriate clothes
  • Hiking boots
  • Water
  • First-aid kit  
  • Navigation tools
  • Knife