CALLING ALL AGES—Above from left, Parks Project co-founder Keith Eshelman brings his kids 5-year-old Everly and 3-year-old Leo Eshelman to help clear brush from Lookout Trail above Century Lake during National Trails Day on June 2 at Malibu Creek State Park. With them is Kelly Furano. At the annual event , park officials lead volunteer crews on trail cleanup duty to improve the path system.
DIGGING IN—Above, Park Ranger Sarah Koenen, right, helps register volunteers to help clean up the trails and gives tips on hiking safety during National Trails Day. At right, National Park Service trail leader Neli Navarrete clears brush near the Phantom Trail head in the Santa Monica Mountains.
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