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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.
Public Lands and local parks play a vital role in the physical, social and economic well-being of our communities. The Outdoors for All Act will help underserved communities access parks and public lands, protect areas sacred to Indigenous peoples, ensure clean and safe drinking water, and promote the outdoor recreation economy.
Westchester County New York and Friends of Westchester County Parks, in collaboration with Westchester County Parks, announce collaboration with Smart Outdoor to enhance 34.6-mile running trail.
American Trails will now be hosting the International Trails Symposium in February of 2022. By moving to this later date we are able to maintain an in-person symposium for those who can travel to Reno.
This survey aims to quantify the capacity of the trails community to build, maintain, and develop trails now, and to provide input to GAOA and LWCF funding.
The Latest in Advocacy
The House of Representatives has Passed the Outdoors for All Act!
Submit Your Project to the Trails Move People Survey
Five Iconic Trails Under 50 Miles
The Latest in Funding
HR 1864: RTP Full Funding Act Moves Forward
Trail Stewardship Partner Funding Available
The Latest in Planning and Design
Smart Outdoor Inc. is Bringing Innovative Signs to Trails in New York and Beyond
FAQ: What is the definition of a trail?
Design for Understanding: Protecting Trail Users in the Time of Covid-19
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
Solutions to Homelessness on Trails
Perceptions of Conflict Surrounding Future E-Bike Use on the Arizona Trail
Equestrian Etiquette - Protecting Trees and Park Structures