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published Mar 2023

Unwind on Reno's Trails

by American Trails Staff

Hiking trails in Reno don’t demand you to be a seasoned hiker to get the most out of them.


published Mar 2023

Trail EAffect Podcast: Aaryn Kay of PTBA and Mike Passo of American Trails

Aaryn Kay of the Professional Trail Builders Association and Mike Passo of American Trails made a guest appearance on the Trail EAffect podcast to speak abut the 2023 International Trails Summit.


published Mar 2023

Celebrating Women Who Care for Trails

by Cathy Corlett

Cathy Corlett, American Trails Director of Strategic Communications, joined Trailkeepers of Oregon's women-only trail work party to find out more about the work being done and the women who opt to spend their Sunday working on the trail, even when the weather conditions are less than ideal.


published Mar 2023

The Beautiful is the Fitting

by Camelot Tools LLC

An insightful story about Tony Cacela, former NAVY SEAL, founder of Camelot Tools LLC, and creator of the versatile SITEMASTER tool. 


posted Mar 2, 2023

Grandma Gatewood Memorial Hiking Trail, Ohio

Named after Ohio native Emma "Grandma" Rowena Caldwell Gatewood. The first woman to solo-hike the Appalachian Trail.


posted Feb 3, 2023

Black History Trail, Washington D.C.

The Washington D.C. Black History NRT was originally created as an Eagle Scout project.


posted Feb 3, 2023

Columbus Black Heritage Trail, Georgia

The Black Heritage Trail is a National Recreation Trail (NRT) that embodies the contributions of African Americans from Columbus.


published Aug 2019

Trail Etiquette When Mud is Present

by Lora Goerlich with Equestrian Trails and Facilities Consultant LLC

Mud season, Mother Nature’s torment to those who seek solace in nature.


published Jan 2023

Book Review of From Rails to Trails: The Making of America’s Active Transportation Network

by Jim Schmid

This book covers the political, cultural, transportation, design, and land-use issues that have shaped the rail-trail movement.


posted Jan 9, 2023

Conotton Creek Bike Trail, Ohio

Formerly a Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway line, the Conotton Creek Bike Trail now provides one of the few walking, running, and biking trails in this region of the state.