Backpacking basics with the Bedford Parks Department March 29th

BEDFORD – Have you ever wanted to go backpacking on trails, but aren’t sure how difficult it may be or even where to start? The Bedford Parks Department wants to help with their Backpacking Basics & Terrific Trails event!

Backpacking hikers on a trail

On Tuesday, March 29th at the Otis Park Bath House, Teena Ligman, and Summer McDuffee will have equipment on hand to show and stories to tell while also discussing some amazing local trails for hikers and backpackers to explore. You don’t have to go far in Lawrence County to enjoy some amazing outdoor experiences!

Father and daughter hiking

Those who are interested in learning more are asked to RSVP by Friday, March 25th to Jordan Webb or Gary Dorsett with the Bedford Parks Department at 812-275-5692 or by email at and

Be inspired to get out and make some memories hiking and backpacking on local public lands.