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Imagine cruising through rural California on your way to your family’s favorite vacation spot in Joshua Tree or Sequoia National Park. After hours of driving you stretch, lace up your hiking shoes and then see a sign declaring it unsafe to hike on that particular day.
Wildfires? A mountain lion? Has some species of endangered animal decided to nest at the trailhead?
No, no and not even close.