March 22, 2019
Spring is in the air, and it is the perfect time to explore nature and view wildlife on our nation’s National Recreation Trails. Wildflowers are starting to bloom, birds are out in abundance, the weather is getting warmer, and these NRTs are some of the best trails out there to experience it all.
February 19, 2019
February is Black History Month, and a perfect time to shine a light on some well known, and some lesser known, ways in which African Americans have helped shape our nation's trail and park history.
November 15, 2018
Warrior Expeditions is a nonprofit group that helps veterans by giving them the opportunity to participate in outdoor expeditions with the intent of improving the transition back into civilian life.
October 29, 2018
Act by November 1 to preserve railbanking.
The Surface Transportation Board (STB) just initiated a notice of proposed rulemaking to consider a rule proposed by opponents to railbanking that would significantly limit the ability of trail proponents to preserve rail corridors for interim trail use.
September 26, 2018
Time is running out to save the Land and Water Conservation Fund! Tell Congress to act NOW, before it expires on September 30th!
We need to protect the LWCF, America’s best parks program, before it’s too late. American Trails is proud to support action to permanently reauthorize this critical program. Join us now and add your name to #SaveLWCF
July 26, 2018
Congress is working on its budget for next year and infrastructure is expected to get a boost in funding—but some leaders want to leave out trails. Act Now! Tell your senator to restore funding eligibility for trails of all types in the new budget funding.
June 06, 2018
The Coalition for Recreational Trails is pleased to announce the winners for the 2018 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.