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published Jun 2022

Trail Tools: Striking Tools

by Tools for Trails

There are a few options for striking tools that you may see out on a project. Some like the sledge hammer will be seen more, while others may only be pulled out for special projects.


posted Jun 1, 2022

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Fulbright Spring Greenway, Missouri

by Sue Crowe

From Trash to Treasure. What used to be a landfill in Springfield, Missouri is finding new use.


published May 2022

2022 Trail Fund Recipients Announced

by American Trails Staff

We are excited to announce the winners of our 2022 Trail Fund grants. In our inaugural year, we funded a total of $50,424 directly to seven projects.


published May 2022

The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) is Making a Difference Across America

Use this interactive map to find where, when, and how these funds are being used.


posted May 10, 2022

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Highlight: Chautauqua Bottoms in Jackson, Illinois

Chautauqua Bottoms Nature Preserve created accessibility upgrades with RTP funds.


published May 2022

The Alabama Scenic River Trail Adds National Recreation Trail (NRT) Signs

The free NRT sign program offered by American Trails has added dozens of signs along the trail.


published May 2022

Hub for Information on Trail Users

Everything you need to know about trail counters, trail user surveys, and other information to better understand and engage your trail users.*


published May 2022

What Can I do with a Major in Natural Resources & Tourism?

by University of Georgia Career Center

The information in this article describes typical occupations and employers associated with this major. Some of the options listed below may require additional training. Moreover, you are not limited to these options alone when choosing a possible career path.


posted Apr 11, 2022

The Raccoon River Valley Trail, Iowa

The Raccoon River Valley Trail, a National Recreation Trail, is a very well known and popular destination in Iowa and the Midwest.


published Apr 2022

Impact of Trails Hub

Everything you need to know about the positive impact of trails on health, environment, economics, and more.