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posted Feb 19, 2020

Threats to Trails

That trails don’t just exist that they need to be maintained, that they need to be supported financially and politically or they are at threat of disappearing.


published Feb 2020

Immediate Action Needed by All Trail Enthusiasts!

by American Trails Staff

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) calls on all trail organizations and trail enthusiasts to take action immediately to continue and to expand the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the national trails assistance program that aids all trail activities nationwide through use of federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes.


published Feb 2020

Northwest Youth Corps is looking for leaders

by Northwest Youth Corps

Put your skills to the test in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.


published Feb 2020

Book Review: The Greenway Imperative

by Jim Schmid

Jim Schmid reviews Chuck Flink's newest book "The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future"


published Feb 2020

FAQ: What is the Typical Width of a Shared-Use Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The best answer that you will get for how wide a trail should be is “It depends.”


posted Jan 31, 2020

RTP Highlight: Magone Lake Mountain Bike Trail System

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon is working to create a new bike trail system with the help of Recreational Trail Program (RTP) funds.


published Jan 2020

Washington, Missouri: A Little, Big Trail Town Along the Missouri River

by Josh Adams

Contributor Josh Adams interviews Wayne Dunker, the parks and recreation director of Washington, Missouri.


published Jan 2020

Economy, Environment and Health Benefit from Trails, Two New Studies Show

by American Trails Staff

Trails contribute more than $8.2 billion to Washington state's economy, according to companion studies released by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.


published Jan 2020

Ten Examples That Show Trail Tourism Works

by American Trails Staff

These ten stories show that trail tourism is invigorating communities throughout America.


posted Jan 16, 2020

Middle Fork Trail, Oregon

This 27-mile riverside trail wanders up the Middle Fork of the Willamette River in Oregon.