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published Aug 2018

Monty Montgomery, Ozark Greenways

Past President of Ozark Greenways, Monty Montgomery, passed away on August 19, 2018. He was an avid supporter and longtime friend of Ozark Greenways. He inspired countless individuals to explore our beautiful Ozarks through bicycling, hiking, and running all while promoting fun and fellowship.


published Aug 2018

Low water stream crossings for trails and greenways

by Stuart Macdonald

Low water crossings are designed to allow normal flow under the trail, and to be over-topped during seasonal floods.


posted Aug 14, 2018

Fort River Birding and Nature Trail, Massachusetts

The one-mile trail provides a chance to enjoy the natural world at Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.


posted Aug 14, 2018

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail, Delaware

This designated National Recreation Trail runs 4.18 miles through northern Delaware and includes Recreational Trails Program funding.


published Aug 2018

Constructing bicycle trails in conjunction with Interstate Highway construction projects

by American Trails Staff

Examples of bike trails and bike paths that have been built by state departments of transportation


published Feb 2011

FAQ: The difference between a National Historic, Scenic and Recreation Trail

by American Trails Staff

The difference is usually ones of scale, significance, and administration responsibility and how they are designated.


published Mar 2015

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails


posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: Examples of trail development ordinances

A few resources on public access to private land. Always check with your local planning department for zoning requirements.


posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: Examples of trail development ordinances

A few resources on public access to private land. Always check with your local planning department for zoning requirements.


published Aug 2018

New York State's Erie Canalway Trail

Bringing new life to communities along a 200-year-old industrial corridor.