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posted Mar 20, 2024

Apply Now! $45 Million in ATIIP Grants Available

Applications are now open for the first ever funding round of the Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program (ATIIP).


posted Mar 17, 2024

Twenty Mule Team Trail, California

For many people, nothing symbolizes Death Valley more than the famous Twenty Mule Teams.


posted Mar 17, 2024

Hillman Heritage Trail, Kentucky

Located in Hillman Ferry Campground, portions of the trail follow a long-abandoned road that once carried old cars, wagons, and horses to the Tennessee River at Hillman Ferry.


published Mar 2024

Working in Concert with the Trailbuilding Community Sparks Joy!

by Camelot Tools LLC

In this second article by Lauren Cacela of Camelot Tools, find out what trail builders and trail crew members are saying about the SiteMaster tool and Camelot Fire Rake!


posted Mar 5, 2024

Action Alert: Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program (ATIIP)

Our partners at Rails To Trails Conservancy are warning us that Congress has reached a tentative deal to fund the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) for Fiscal Year 2024, and it does not include the Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program (ATIIP).


posted Feb 19, 2024

Desert Ecology Trail, Saguaro National Park, Arizona

Located in the Sonoran desert, this paved interpretative, signed trail gives an overview of the plants, animals, and weather encountered in the desert.


posted Feb 19, 2024

Fossil Exhibit Trail, Badlands National Park, South Dakota

This fully accessible boardwalk trail features fossil replicas and exhibits of now extinct creatures that once roamed the area.


posted Feb 12, 2024

2024 Legacy Trail Program Awardees Announced

We are excited to announce the projects we selected for funding for the 2024 Legacy Trail Program grant cycle. In this second year of the program, we funded a total of $1.35 million to 27 organizations.


posted Feb 7, 2024

2024 North American Trail Sector Survey Now Open!

American Trails is partnering with Trans Canada Trail to launch the inaugural North American Trail Sector Survey.


posted Feb 1, 2024

Why Trails Matter: Trails and Greenways Promote Health

by American Trails Staff

Trails and greenways create healthy recreation and transportation opportunities by providing people of all ages with attractive, safe, accessible and low- or no-cost places to cycle, walk, hike, jog or skate.