Featured Trails

Subcategories • Featured NRTs



posted Mar 27, 2018

Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail, Utah

A scenic trail that runs 28 miles through Utah's mountain valleys east of Salt Lake City.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Horton's Slough Trail, Oklahoma

Wetlands and waterfowl are featured on this trail at Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Housatonic River Walk, Great Barrington, Massachusetts

River Walk was created by community volunteers, and maintained to allow public access to the Housatonic River and to reclaim its banks for the benefit of wildlife and people.


posted Jul 10, 2019

House Creek Greenway, Raleigh, North Carolina

Large-scale sculptures are featured along this urban trail and bikeway which also includes the Reedy Creek Bridge, the longest pedestrian bridge in North Carolina.


posted Mar 29, 2018

Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail, Alabama

The trail system was developed cooperatively by the City of Orange Beach and Gulf State Park (Alabama State Parks Division) to provide recreation and access to one of the last remaining maritime forest communities along the Alabama coast.


published Jan 2007

Improving the California Coastal Trail at Lands End

by Kate Bickert with Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy

Community partnerships enabled improvements to the Coastal Trail at Lands End for safe and accessible recreation that also protects native landscape, plants, and wildlife.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Jacobus Park Nature Trail, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

A hiking and biking loop trail takes visitors through a woodland island in Metropolitan Milwaukee.


posted Mar 29, 2018

James F. Hall National Recreation Trail, Newark, Delaware

The popular cross-town pedestrian and bicycle trail in downtown Newark has an eight-foot wide hard surface and is lighted for 24-hour use.


posted Jun 2, 2023

Joe's Canyon, Arizona

This is a three-mile trail beginning on Coronado Peak and ending at the Coronado National Memorial Ranger Station.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Juniata River Water Trail, Pennsylvania

The Juniata River Water Trail is a component of the Pittsburgh to Harrisburg Main Line Canal Greenway, a 320-mile corridor of natural wonders, history, culture, and recreation following the path of the historic Main Line Canal.