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This 7.25-mile-long trail offers hikers and cyclists access to some of Florida’s unique habitats – salt marsh, tidal creeks, coastal estuary, oak hammock, and pine flatwoods – as they follow two-track limestone paths left from historic uses of this land.
Brighton Park, formerly the Henninger Landfill, was a construction and demolition debris landfill in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland that ceased operation in the 1980s.
Trail, Greenway, and Outdoor Recreation Terms
The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) Applauds Biden Administration’s Assistance to Communities to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economies
The Little Miami State Park is a 50-mile rail-trail paralleling the Little Miami River in southwestern Ohio.
Visible throughout Carson City, the approximately 2,500 acre Prison Hill Recreation Area has been set aside and dedicated as open space for the community of Carson City.
Please welcome Cathy Corlett to the American Trails team! She joined us full-time in late July 2022 as the Director of Strategic Communications. She is also the new Trail Fund Program Director.
Let’s talk about grubbing and raking tools! You might have heard the term grubbing before, but if you’re new to trail building, it may be unfamiliar. Grubbing is when you are removing earth and topsoil. Basically digging into the first while removing vegetation in the process. Trail builders may also call this process hogging.
This research assessed the condition and sustainability of the trail system at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, a National Park Service unit that partners with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in the management of this unit.
TRĀL’s mission is to recruit, train, and coordinate a volunteer workforce to help the Tonto National Forest manage OHV recreation in the forest.
The Window Cliffs Trail traverses through the Cane Creek Gorge to reach some of the most unique rock formations in Tennessee.
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Assessing the Condition and Sustainability of the Trail System at Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) is Making a Difference Across America
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2022 Trail Fund Recipients Announced
Owens Field Pump Track, South Carolina
2021 Recreational Trails Program Annual Report
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