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    Author(s): Roger E. McCay
    Date: 1978
    Source: Research Note NE-262. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Hikers at a Pennsylvania state park were asked what items were essential to their trail experience. From a list of 18 items, an overwhelming majority of hikers wanted to see trail names and directional signs along a natural surfaced trail.

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    McCay, Roger E. 1978. Hiker preferences for trail features and maps. Research Note NE-262. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.

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