Brazil Announces 20 Year Plan to Develop 18,000 KM Hiking Trail Network

Just over ten percent of this network is already completed, with the signage made with icons of a yellow footprint on a black base, indicating the direction to be traveled.

By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, October 19th, Brazil has created the Rede Nacional de Trilhas de Longo Curso e Conectividade (National Network of Long-Course and Connection Trails), formed by four main corridors connecting natural landscapes in the country where millions of people can hike.

The expectation is that in twenty years routes will be built along conservation areas and ecosystems, that together will add up to 18,000 kilometers, according to a government news agency.

Just over ten percent of this network is already completed, with the signage made with icons of a yellow . . .

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