About Backpacking for Fitness Hike

Join park ranger Kip Walton and volunteer TJ Caracci to learn about backpacking for fitness. Learn how to get stronger, burn calories, have a healthier heart, and improve your posture all while exploring the beautiful trails of the National Lakeshore. Come learn the basics of backpacking for fitness; a low impact fitness activity that you can do at any stage in your life. Be sure to dress for the weather and bring a comfortable backpack weighing 10-20 lbs. including water.