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The newly designated Trinity River Paddling Trail is the first National Water Trail in Texas!
Defining a trail corridor in law, policy, and planning.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.
Spending time on trails not only helps a child's mental and physical development, it can also help create healthy habits that last a lifetime.
Longtime American Trails board member Joe Taylor passed away 12/03/2020.
Solutions to graffiti on trails.
The Coalition for Recreational Trails is pleased to announce the winners for the 2020 Tom Petri Annual Achievement Awards in recognition of outstanding use of Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funds.
Gwinnett County is currently the second most populous county in Georgia with more than 936,000 residents and also has a minority-majority population. By 2050, estimates project Gwinnett could grow to as many as 1.5 million residents, making it the most populated county in the state.
American Trails contributor Sam Demas reviews "Walks of a Lifetime in America’s National Parks" by Robert and Martha Manning
Looking for the perfect gift for an outdoor enthusiast (including yourself)? Check out our guide for amazing gifts in every price range and for every kind of trail lover.
Securing funding is one of the most important things we can do for our trails, but it can also be one of the most challenging. These funding solutions will help.
The Latest in Advocacy
Identification of Effective Programs to Improve Access to and Use of Trails among Youth from Under-Resourced Communities
Teaching Kids to be Great Trail Stewards
American Trails “Shovel-ready” Trail Project Survey
The Latest in Funding
Six Unique Trail Funding Solutions
Interview with Greg Harris of the Missouri Rock Island Trail
Trails Fund and Insurance Program
The Latest in Planning and Design
Design for Understanding: Protecting Trail Users in the Time of Covid-19
PedNet is Making a Difference on the Ground in Missouri
Proper Signage Makes a Trail Come Alive
All Planning and Design
The Latest in Construction and Maintenance
Best Pants for Trail Work
How Permeable Pavers Make a Difference
All Construction and Maintenance
The Latest in Management
Solutions to Homelessness on Trails
Perceptions of Conflict Surrounding Future E-Bike Use on the Arizona Trail
Equestrian Etiquette - Protecting Trees and Park Structures