2003 NRT Photo Contest

American Trails is delighted to present the winners of the 2003 Photo Contest for National Recreation Trails. In celebration of these great trails we are presenting awards in several categories to highlight the diversity of NRTs, from backcountry trails to urban greenways.

Trail Use Categories

Bicycling

Ghost Town Trail in Pennsylvania
photo by Mary Shaw (c)

Bicycling

Maah Daah Hey in North Dakota
photo by Chuck Kaney

Equestrian Trails

Delaware & Raritan Canal State Park in New Jersey
photo by Lillian Shupe, Horse News

Hiking and Walking

Tahoe Rim Trail (CA & NV) in , Nevada
photo by Steven W. Andersen

Off-Highway Vehicle Riding

Carson Emigrant Historic Trail in California
photo by Del Albright

Paddling and Water Trails

New River Trail State Park in Virginia
photo by Linda Richardson, Virginia Dept. of Conservation & Recreation


Trail Management Categories

Trail Sharing

Pioneer Trail in California
photo by Steve Anderson

Training and Education

Tahoe Rim Trail in , Nevada
photo by Shannon Raborn, Associate Director, Tahoe Rim Trail Assn.

Trail Work

Vinal Creek Trail #9/Purcell Summit in Montana
photo by Bill Fansler, Forest Recreation Officer, Kootenai National Forest


Trail Features Categories

Urban Trails and Greenways

Ann and Roy Butler Hike & Bike Trail in Texas
photo by Butch Smith, Senior Planner, Austin Parks and Recreation Department

Rail and Canal Trails

New River Trail State Park in Virginia
photo by Linda Richardson, Virginia Dept. of Conservation and Recreation

Historic Features

Three Rivers Heritage Trail in Pennsylvania
photo by Mary Shaw (c)

Scenery and Natural Features

Maah Daah Hey in North Dakota
photo by Chuck Haney

Arts and Interpretation

Suncoast Trail in Florida
photo by Stan Wooten

Arts and Interpretation

Cherokee Arboretum in North Carolina
photo by Margie E. Douthit

Innovative Facilities

Youghiogheny River Trail in Pennsylvania
photo by Mary Shaw (c)

Innovative Facilities

Ernst Recreational Trail in Pennsylvania
photo by Mary Shaw (c)