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Celebrate John Muir and follow his footsteps into the great outdoors

One of America's most celebrated heroes, John Muir was an exceptional naturalist, explorer, mountaineer, botanist, writer and pioneer of conservation. But did you know that he was a Scot and that it was in Scotland he first fell in love with nature? It is almost two years since the John Muir Way was opened on 21 April 2014. We are continuing to celebrate John Muir and his legacy by promoting the route.

"Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul." John Muir.

John Muir Way, East coast ©Becky Duncan/SNH, John Muir Way logo İSNH

The John Muir Way

Have you been out on the John Muir Way yet?

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John Muir Father National Parks

Did you know that it was in Scotland that John Muir first fell in love with nature while exploring as a child in his home town of Dunbar in East Lothian?

If you have an event running in 2016 close to the route of the John Muir Way, please contact Catriona Scriven at SNH.