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Trail-mapping apps available for hiking safety

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — The Hamden Fire Department took a moment on Sunday to remind residents to use caution when going hiking.

The department shared a tweet encouraging hikers to download trail-mapping apps like AllTrails to their smartphones.

These apps allow hikers to view trail maps and utilize other features to stay safe while outdoors.Related Content: You can help a state survey studying bobcat population

The Hamden Fire Department also encouraged hikers to not only hike safely, but to also leave early while there’s still daylight.

 

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