2010 NRT Photo Contest

American Trails is delighted to present the winners of the 2010 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

Accessible Trails

Eastern Shore Trail in Alabama
photo by Sherry Sullivan

Bicycling

Silver Comet National Recreation Trail in Georgia
photo by Don Sullivan

Hiking and Walking

Bald Mountain in Utah
photo by Sherrae Phelps

Off-Highway Vehicle Riding

Minooka Park Trail System in Alabama
photo by Nancy Geehan

Paddling and Water Trails

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

Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Dogsledding

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


Trail Management Categories

Training and Education

Lower Cache River National Recreation Trail in Illinois
photo by Jonathan Voelz

Trail Work

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

Health and Fitness

Ann and Roy Butler Hike & Bike Trail in Texas
photo by R.E. Martin


Trail Features Categories

Rail and Canal Trails

George S. Mickelson Trail in South Dakota
photo by Brooke Smith

Historic Features

West Penn National Recreation Trail´╗┐ in Pennsylvania
photo by Clare J. Kaczmarek

Scenery and Natural Features

Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania
photo by Clare J. Kaczmarek

Arts and Interpretation

Eastern Shore National Recreation Trail in Alabama
photo by Rob Grant

Innovative Facilities

Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Alabama
photo by William R. Sherman

Environmental Features, Flora, and Fauna

Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail in Alabama
photo by Sean Thomas Brumley


Artistic Merit Categories

The Trail as Photographic Inspiration

Benbrook Lake Horseback Trail in Texas
photo by Mikaela May