3 of Our Favorite Trees For Climbing

Growing up, one of my favorite activities as a child was climbing trees. My friends and I would spend hours hanging from branches, talking, playing make-believe, and enjoying life from a different point of view. We climbed any tree we could reach our hands up to. We built forts out of evergreens. We swung from branches like monkeys and rested in the shade of a tree’s canopy.

Playing in trees was exhilarating and refreshing. I loved the way the bark felt on my hands, the smell of the flowers, and the pure joy I had as I rose from branch to branch. I felt so alive, strong, and connected to the beautiful Earth. I am sure I am not alone in my nostalgia with climbing trees. It seems like a core part of childhood.

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