If Stardew Valley Expanded taught me anything, it’s just how convenient a backwoods shortcut is. I don’t always play with SVE, though, so I made a standalone shortcut.
To install, you’ll need Content Patcher. Like any other mod, drop this content pack into your Mods folder. On an existing save, there will be a large bush you’ll need to navigate around. To fix the bush, you can install Entoarox Framework and type world_bushreset into the SMAPI console.