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How to design a forest that is fun



How can all these things go on in the forest without people getting in the way of each other, or of the work of producing timber?  


rallyingPeople having a quiet picnic would not be happy if a hundred noisy rally cars came zooming past them.When tree felling and timber moving  is going on they use big heavy machinery, so it would be best if visitors were kept at a distance.  





By very careful planning the foresters can make sure that people can have fun in the forest safely, while not getting in the way of forest operations, or disturbing the wildlife.  Sometimes the forest is divided into zones to keep each activity separate. 



The routes of paths and tracks are specially chosen so that they avoid places where trees are being felled, or places where wildlife might be disturbed.