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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


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Deadline for Nominations is December 31, 2011 - see all nominated websites

The American Trails annual website contest:

  • Awards will be made in a variety of categories to recognize websites of all sizes, types, and interests.
  • Nominate an entire website or just the area of a website that focuses on trails.
  • One site per nomination form, please; tell us who you are and why you're nominating a particular website.
  • Links to all nominated sites will be publicized and added to the American Trails website.
  • Winners in each category will be featured online, in print, and throughout cyberspace


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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:


NOMINATE A WEBSITE: Deadline for nominations is December 31, 2011:

Send an e-mail to with the following information:

Or copy the text on the Nomination Form webpage, paste it into your word processor, and send the text document as an attachment to

See links to winning websites and nominations in the American Trails Website Contest for 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2005-06 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002

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      American Trails
      P.O. Box 491797, Redding, CA 96049-1797
      Telephone: (530) 547-2060
      Fax: (530) 547-2035

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