Wear proper clothing, usually long sleeves are best.
Dress in layers.
Wear hiking boots or comfortable walking shoes.
Don’t forget a first aid kit.
Take breaks regularly. Don’t overdo it.
Drink plenty of fluids.
Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
Never hike alone.
Don’t forget a map. (The Forest Heritage Center has a map of all the trails within Beavers Bend State Park.)
Don’t litter. Leave nature the way you found it.