It's John Muir Day on April 21, which is the anniversary of the birth of the acclaimed Scots born US conservationist pioneer. John was born in Dunbar, East Lothian, in 1838. He left Scotland as a child with his family to move to America but he was said to have always remembered his birth country with fondness. Muir died in California in 1914.
John Muir. Credit: National Park Service.
Today, Muir's name is remembered in the cross-Scotland walking and cycling route, the John Muir Way. Find out more about how to complete the route with support by Highland Transfers.
John Muir signposts.
10 photos highlight John Muir Way
In celebration of John Muir Day – #johnmuirday – we are showcasing 10 great photos of the John Muir Way (in no particular order).
The Falkirk Wheel.
Beautiful beach at Belhaven, East Lothian.
View of Helensburgh and the Clyde. Credit: Thomas Nugent
Statue of John Muir in Dunbar. Credit: John Muir Trust
The Kelpies at The Helix, near Falkirk. Credit: FionaOutdoors
Hills in view at Auchinstarry, North Lanarkshire.
A Roman Head near Auchinstarry.
An old mill house at East Fortune.
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