2004-05 NRT Photo Contest

American Trails is delighted to present the winners of the 2005 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

Mineral Belt Trail in Colorado
photo by Michael Conlin

Equestrian Trails

Boundary Trail in Washington
photo by Pam Van Den Broek

Hiking and Walking

Annapolis Rock Hiker Campground and Trail in Maryland
photo by Tammy McCorkle

Off-Highway Vehicle Riding

Hatfield-McCoy Trail ´╗┐System in West Virginia
photo by David Fattaleh

Paddling and Water Trails

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

Snowmobiling

Lake Wobegon Trail in Minnesota
photo by Chuck Wocken, Stearns County Parks

Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Dogsledding

Houtzdale Line Trail in Pennsylvania
photo by Charlie Maier


Trail Management Categories

Trail Sharing

Lake Wobegon Trail in Minnesota
photo by Chuck Wocken, Stearns County Parks

Training and Education

Sarah Zigler Interpretive Trail in Oregon
photo by Larry Smith

Trail Work

Mount Charleston in Nevada
photo by Annice Ellis

Youth and Volunteers

American Tobacco Trail in North Carolina
photo by Triangle Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

Health and Fitness

Mineral Belt Trail in Colorado
photo by Michael Conlin


Trail Features Categories

Rail and Canal Trails

Cross Vermont Trail in Vermont
photo by Jennifer Waite, National Park Service

Historic Features

Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania
photo by Mary Shaw (c)

Scenery and Natural Features

Ruby Crest Trail in Nevada
photo by David Ashby, Recreation Forester, Ruby Mountains-Jarbidge Ranger District

Arts and Interpretation

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

Innovative Facilities

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

Environmental Features, Flora, and Fauna

Deer Mountain-John Mountain Trail in Alaska
photo by Buck Willoughby