Release Date: November 12th, 2020 - 2:06pm
Originator: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 ext 5224
Contact: Constable, Steve Elms, Corporate Communications, 905-825-4747 extension 5224
Location: Halton Region
The Region of Halton is fortunate to have numerous parks and trail systems within its boundaries, allowing outdoor enthusiasts countless opportunities for hiking. The use of these trails has grown considerably over the past several months. Members of the Halton Regional Police Service – Search Incident Response Team (SIRT) would like to remind the community of the potential risks associated with the use of hiking trails within the Region. The following tips may ensure an enjoyable hike and safe return home:
With the increased use of hiking trails in Halton, there is an inherent increase in risk. By employing some basic safety practices (such as the tips above) the Halton Regional Police Service hopes to ensure its community members stay safe while enjoying the multitude of trails in the Region.