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A guide for anyone who wants to better understand trails planning, decision making, and trail project development. If you’re a trail enthusiast with big ideas, a trail advocate, a stewardship
volunteer, or public agency staff person interfacing with local partners, this guide is for you.
This February and March, over 120 advocates virtually hiked the halls of Congress to call for action to protect and expand access for all to public lands and trails. These efforts, led by the Partnership for the National Trails System and American Hiking Society, developed a series of common messages and legislative priorities for the coming Federal fiscal year. We encourage all of our partners to download the Hike the Hill materials now to help build a common agenda for the entire trails community.
The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado
The reemergence of earmarks in the infrastructure and appropriations process in Congress is creating huge opportunity for trail projects that are ready to go.
American Trails is pleased to present our 2020 Annual Report.
Welch and Curtis Reintroduce Bipartisan Legislation to Boost Funding for Recreational Trails -- HR 1864
Funding available for trail maintenance efforts on USFS lands.
Lora Goerlich, American Trails contributor and equestrian expert, shares trail etiquette around horse manure.
These recommendations have been jointly developed for Hike the Hill regarding FFY 2022 asks and justifications for Federal agency budgets affecting trails and outdoor recreation opportunities.
The National Crosscut and Chainsaw Program was created to train smart volunteer and professional sawyers across the nation.
The Latest in Advocacy
Hike the Hill 2021 Priorities
Trails Community Appropriations Recommendations for FFY 2022
The Latest in Funding
Earmarks are an Opportunity for Trail Funding
HR 1864: RTP Full Funding Act Moves Forward
Trail Stewardship Partner Funding Available
The Latest in Planning and Design
Criteria for Trail Placement, Control Points, and Layout
Smart Outdoor Inc. is Bringing Innovative Signs to Trails in New York and Beyond
All Planning and Design
The Latest in Construction and Maintenance
National Crosscut and Chainsaw Program
Concrete Trails Keep You on the Right Path
Best Pants for Trail Work
All Construction and Maintenance
The Latest in Management
FAQ: Graffiti on Trails
Solutions to Homelessness on Trails
Perceptions of Conflict Surrounding Future E-Bike Use on the Arizona Trail