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published May 2024

Secretary Haaland Designates Four New National Recreation Trails 

by American Trails Staff

Four new National Recreation Trails in four states add 33.5 miles to the National Recreation Trails System.


posted May 21, 2024

The Freedom Trail®, Massachusetts

The Freedom Trail® is a unique collection of museums, churches, meeting houses, burying grounds, parks, a ship, and historic markers that tell the story of the American Revolution and beyond.


posted May 3, 2024

Bayou Teche Paddle Trail, Louisiana

Bayou Teche Paddle Trail is a 135-mile-long paddle trail through four parishes and 13 towns along this historically and culturally significant bayou in Louisiana.


posted Apr 25, 2024

Sign-On Letter and Congress Outreach: Join the Trails Community in Support of FY25 Federal Funding for Trails!

by American Trails Staff

Your organization's support is needed to secure funding for our nation's trails in the Fiscal Year 2025 Appropriations legislation. Please take the two actions below and sign-on to the letter of support for trails funding and submit these funding requests with your House and Senate office websites. Please share widely with other trail organizations and user groups!


posted Apr 24, 2024

*** LAST CALL! REMINDER! *** 2024 North American Trail Sector Survey Open!

Deadline: April 30. American Trails is partnering with Trans Canada Trail to launch the inaugural North American Trail Sector Survey.


posted Apr 14, 2024

Blackstone River Bikeway, Rhode Island

The Blackstone River Bikeway takes you through the heart of the Blackstone Valley. Peddle past historic mills, workers housing, the Blackstone Canal, the Providence and Worcester Railroad, and the Blackstone River itself.


published Apr 2024

Outdoor Enthusiasts Enjoy the Vermont Shorelines Thanks to the GEOWEB® Soil Confinement System

by Presto Geosystems

Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy scenic views along the Vermont shorelines thanks to the GEOWEB® Soil Confinement System.


posted Mar 20, 2024

Apply Now! $45 Million in ATIIP Grants Available

Applications are now open for the first ever funding round of the Active Transportation Infrastructure Investment Program (ATIIP).


posted Mar 17, 2024

Twenty Mule Team Trail, California

For many people, nothing symbolizes Death Valley more than the famous Twenty Mule Teams.


posted Mar 17, 2024

Hillman Heritage Trail, Kentucky

Located in Hillman Ferry Campground, portions of the trail follow a long-abandoned road that once carried old cars, wagons, and horses to the Tennessee River at Hillman Ferry.