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published Mar 2022

Trails Appropriations Request Submitted to Congress

Read the public witness testimony.


published Mar 2022

Chattahoochee River NRA Water Trail

A 48-mile water trail along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia. The water trail is contained within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (NRA).


published Mar 2022

Owens Field Pump Track, South Carolina

In April 2021, the City of Columbia, South Carolina used Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds to improve the Owens Field Pump Track


published Feb 2022

Trail Planning and Design Hub

Everything you need to know about trail planning and design for long lasting trails.


published Feb 2022

Remembering Kay Lloyd

Former American Trails Board Member Kay Lloyd passed away in January 2022.


published Feb 2022

The Trail Access Project Removes Barriers to the Outdoors

Their goal is to facilitate the removal of barriers to recreational trail usage through providing information, increasing accessible features, and supporting park managers in making changes.


published Feb 2022

2021 NRT Photo Contest Winners Announced

by American Trails Staff

The results are in! Here are our picks from the 466 photos submitted for the 2021 photo contest.


published Jan 2022

Deciding on Trails: 7 Practices of Healthy Trail Towns

by Jim Schmid

A book review of Amy Camp's 2020 book of ideas to help fulfill dreams of developing a trail town program.


published Jan 2022

Shared-Use Trail Hub

Everything you need to know about planning, building, and managing shared-use trails.


published Jan 2022

Choosing the Right Tools for Building Trails

by Tools for Trails

Tools for Trails discusses the importance of the right tools for every job.