Shut Up and DigUncategorized More high-risk behavior – barefoot in the park By Susan Harris - May 26, 2008 5 Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp Neil Simon be damned. Among the hazards of going barefoot in city parks: Athlete’s foot, if the grass is wet. Plantar warts, ditto. Hookworm from walking on dirt. Grass cuts – because it can be that sharp. Huh?