Previous contest winners and entries:
2011 American Trails Website Contest
American Trails continues our annual contest to seek out the best websites in the cyberworld of trails and greenways. We are looking for sites that really make trails come alive, and provide effective information delivery, support volunteers, and engage the public. In short, we want to showcase ways that advocates and agencies are making a difference for trails. Our contest winners really use the power of the Internet to communicate effectively with trails advocates, users, and the general public. See websites nominated for 2011 and check out the winners and nominations from 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2005-06 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002
The American Trails annual website contest:
- Awards will be made in
a variety of categories to recognize
websites of all sizes, types, and
- Nominate an entire
website or just the area of a website
that focuses on trails.
site per nomination form, please;
tell us who you are and why you're
nominating a particular website.
to all nominated sites will be publicized
and added to the American Trails website.
in each category will be featured
online, in print, and throughout cyberspace
Logo that winners in the various categories
may use on their sites.
All trail-related sites
are eligible; we want to recognize
the diversity of the trails community,
including urban trails and bikeways,
greenways, wilderness hiking trails,
motorized routes, and winter trails.
Non-profit, government, and commercial
sites may all be considered for awards.
We're encouraging nomination of websites
that are less well known than the
national trail group and agency websites.
We'll give awards for the best nominations in these categories:
agency site (for state trails program
or trails in state parks)
on federal lands
trails system site (town or county
or other local jurisdiction)
organization or club website
site (for an individual who has developed
a site on his or her own)
- Designated National
Recreation Trail website
of plans and proposals (information
or public involvement for a major
- Education and
trails training site
and site design
- Best use
- Art and trails
tour or virtual visit
- Recognition and promotion
- Best site
for kids and families
business or product
and tourism site for trails
- International websites
of trail courtesy and trail sharing
- If you can make a case for
an additional important category--
give it a try!
NOMINATE A WEBSITE: Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2011:
an e-mail to email@example.com with the following information:
- Your name, address, phone, and
- Name, web address,
and contact for the site you're nominating
(one site per nomination)
or categories you'd like the site
to be considered in (see above list)
- Why you think this site deserves
Or copy the
text on the Nomination
Form webpage, paste it into your
word processor, and send the text
document as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
links to winning websites and nominations
in the American Trails Website Contest
for 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2005-06 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002
Box 491797, Redding, CA 96049-1797
Fax: (530) 547-2035
Also see Awards index
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