Worried about black bears being a threat on your next hiking trip? Find out exactly where they’re living and if you’re at risk of running into one with this hiking guide. We worked with Fix.com to create this infographic on common animals and plant life you may encounter on a hike.
When eating food found out on the trail, be sure to practice caution. Take a small bite and wait 30 minutes to see if any nausea or sickness occurs. Learn about the different edible berries, leaves, nuts, mushrooms, and bulbs you can eat while you hike as well as plants to steer clear of.