Featured National Recreation Trails for the US Army Corps of Engineers

 


posted Mar 27, 2018

Lacy Point Nature Trail, Waco Lake, Texas

by American Trails Staff

The US Army Corps of Engineers manages the 19-mile interpretive trail on the west shore of Waco Lake, through Bottomland hardwoods, scrub, and grassland in central Texas.

  tags: nature trail, equestrian, mountain biking

posted Mar 26, 2018

Bartram National Recreation Trail, J. Strom Thurmond Lake, Georgia

by American Trails Staff

Located at J. Strom Thurmond Dam & Lake Project on the Gaorgia-South Carolina border, the 27-mile long Bartram Trail is designed for mountain biking with easier sections as well as fast single track challenges.

  tags: mountain biking, wildlife, fitness, greenway, nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

Carlyle Lake National Recreation Trail, Kaskaskia River, Illinois

by American Trails Staff

The 10.3-mile multi-use trail system extends through diverse and scenic wildlife habitat and connects the City of Carlyle to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Carlyle Lake Project.

  tags: multi-use, fitness

posted Mar 26, 2018

General Dacey National Recreation Trail, Shelbyville, Illinois

by American Trails Staff

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages the six-mile multi-purpose trail that connects Lake Shelbyville and Forrest Park with the City of Shelbyville, IL.

  tags: environment, greenway, multi-use, fitness, nature trail, snow

posted Mar 26, 2018

Kaskaskia River Confluence Trail, Illinois

by American Trails Staff

The US Army Corps of Engineers manages the Kaskaskia River Confluence Trail which provides access to the shoreline at the confluence of the Kaskaskia and Mississippi Rivers.

  tags: habitat, historic, nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

Rend Lake National Recreation Trail, Illinois

by American Trails Staff

In addition to providing hiking, biking, and fishing opportunities, this meandering trail extends over 19 miles of Southern Illinois lakeside terrain.

  tags: accessibility, habitat, fitness, greenway, nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

Des Moines River Water Trail (North Section), Polk County, Iowa

by American Trails Staff

The 400 mile long Des Moines River Water Trail that runs from Estherville to the Mississippi River, is an extremely scenic stream. There are two trail sections - the North Section (Cottonwood to Birdland Park Access) and the South Section (Harriet St. to Yellow Banks).

  tags: birding, habitat, wildlife, canoe/kayak

posted Mar 26, 2018

Smith's Island Nature Trail, Iowa

by American Trails Staff

Trail partnerships and community support have made this a successful and popular trail.

  tags: nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

Sugar Bottom Mountain Biking Trail System, Coralville Reservoir, Iowa

by American Trails Staff

Set in rugged terrain surrounding the Coralville Reservoir on the Iowa River, the trail is managed by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.

  tags: drainage, maintenance, mountain biking, signage

posted Mar 26, 2018

Pioneer Nature Trail, Kansas

by American Trails Staff

The US Army Corps of Engineers manages this hiking trail in the Flint Hills of Kansas at at Council Grove Lake.

  tags: nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

Spyglass Hill Trail, Enid Lake, Mississippi

by American Trails Staff

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Enid Lake manages the 17 mile multi-purpose trail. The trail provides visitors with recreational opportunities including camping, hiking, equestrian riding and a chance to visit historical areas of Enid Lake.

  tags: equestrian, historic, wildlife, backcountry

posted Mar 26, 2018

Black River National Recreation Trail, Missouri

by American Trails Staff

The US Army Corps of Engineers manages the 3.25-mile gentle paved and gravel trail that winds through the bottomland hardwoods and pines along the Black River below Clearwater Dam near Piedmont, MO.

  tags: birding, multi-use, canoe/kayak, fitness, nature trail

posted Mar 26, 2018

Des Moines River Water Trail (South Section), Polk County, Iowa

by American Trails Staff

The 400 mile long Des Moines River Water Trail that runs from Estherville to the Mississippi River, is an extremely scenic stream. There are two trail sections - the North Section (Cottonwood to Birdland Park Access) and the South Section (Harriet St. to Yellow Banks).

  tags: birding, habitat, wildlife, canoe/kayak