Workers clean trail in national park

July 11, 2013 | 6:30 p.m. CDT
In this March 16, 2009, file photo, California Conservation Corps workers clear a hiking trails on the San Bernardino National Forest in Hemet, Calif. A Government Accountability Office report released in June 2013 finds that hiking trails on national forests suffer from a $314 million backlog in maintenance. The report says only a quarter of the national forest system’s 158,000 miles of trails meets quality standards.

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