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posted Oct 3, 2022

Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge Trail System, Virginia

The trail system consists of seven trails, accessible from the Visitor Center, that provide the opportunity to observe the seven distinct habitats of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (BBNWR).


published Oct 2022

GEOWEB® Geocells Repairs Storm-Damaged Recreational Trails Along Maine’s Coastline

by Sue Crowe

GEOWEB® panels are used to reconstruct Kittery Point's walking trail and maintenance road.


posted Oct 3, 2022

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Tennessee State Parks Tires to Trails Program

by Sue Crowe

Tennessee State Parks Win National Award for Tires to Trails Program


posted Sep 6, 2022

Seven Mile Loop Trail, Florida

This 7.25-mile-long trail offers hikers and cyclists access to some of Florida’s unique habitats – salt marsh, tidal creeks, coastal estuary, oak hammock, and pine flatwoods – as they follow two-track limestone paths left from historic uses of this land.


posted Sep 6, 2022

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Brighton Park, Ohio

by Sue Crowe

Brighton Park, formerly the Henninger Landfill, was a construction and demolition debris landfill in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland that ceased operation in the 1980s.


published Aug 2022

Trail Terms

by Jim Schmid

Trail, Greenway, and Outdoor Recreation Terms


published Aug 2022

Biden-Harris Administration to Help Rural Communities Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy

The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) Applauds Biden Administration’s Assistance to Communities to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economies


posted Aug 12, 2022

Little Miami State Park, Ohio

The Little Miami State Park is a 50-mile rail-trail paralleling the Little Miami River in southwestern Ohio.


posted Aug 12, 2022

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Prison Hill 5th Street Trailhead Project, Nevada

by Sue Crowe

Visible throughout Carson City, the approximately 2,500 acre Prison Hill Recreation Area has been set aside and dedicated as open space for the community of Carson City.


published Aug 2022

Trail Tools: Grubbing Tools

by Tools for Trails

Let’s talk about grubbing and raking tools! You might have heard the term grubbing before, but if you’re new to trail building, it may be unfamiliar. Grubbing is when you are removing earth and topsoil. Basically digging into the first while removing vegetation in the process. Trail builders may also call this process hogging.