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published Jan 2023

Roadmap for a 21st Century Outdoor Workforce

by Outdoor Recreation Roundtable

Outdoor Workforce White Paper


published Jan 2021

Workforce Development and Career Exploration in Parks and Recreation

by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

Workforce development and career exploration programs are critical contributors to the future success of parks and recreation.


posted Sep 15, 2023

Razorback Greenway, Northwest Arkansas

The Razorback Greenway consists of 40 miles of shared-use paved trails connecting seven communities throughout the Northwest Arkansas region and providing access to world-class art museums, multiple downtown entertainment districts, parks, and classic Ozark Mountain scenery.


posted Sep 14, 2023

Beyond Greenways: The Next Step for City Trails and Walking Routes

by Jim Schmid

Jim Schmid reviews Robert Searns' new book "Beyond Greenways: The Next Step for City Trails and Walking Routes"


posted Sep 10, 2023

Why Trails Matter: Outdoor Learning

by American Trails Staff

Getting outside can help you learn, and trails play a critical role in accessing natural places and learning to love them.


posted Aug 30, 2023

Coalition for Recreational Trails

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) is an alliance of national and regional trail-related organizations across a broad spectrum of interests representing motorized and non-motorized communities. Its members work together to build awareness and understanding of the Recreational Trails Program, which returns federal gasoline taxes paid by off-highway recreationists to the states for trail development and maintenance. Read more about CRT.


posted Aug 16, 2023

Sarah Zigler Interpretive Trail, Jacksonville, Oregon

Discover this 2.0-mile loop trail near Jacksonville, Oregon. A fun trail with interpretive signs along the way.


posted Aug 9, 2023

Why Trails Matter: Resilience to Wildfire

by American Trails Staff

Trails connect suburban and rural communities to wild places, and they can play an important role in landscape resilience, as wildfire becomes more frequent in the wildland-urban interface (WUI) where homes are increasingly being built.


posted Jul 24, 2023

Blackwater Fire Memorial, Wyoming

The Blackwater Fire Memorial is a unique natural and historic experience that begins near and then accesses the site of the Blackwater wildfire fatality site.


posted Jul 13, 2023

Memorial: Donn Steven Anderson

Steve’s lifework and legacy ended up creating terrific trails for hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians.