Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Jul 8, 2020
Mike Passo with American Trails
Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions to confirm if your plans are safe and appropriate.
published Jun 29, 2020
An in-depth exploration of outdoor recreation in rural California.
posted Jun 17, 2020
American Trails Staff
American Trails and our partners applaud the Senate's bipartisan effort to pass the Great American Outdoors Act by a bipartisan vote of 73-25.
published Aug 1, 2015
A review of literature prepared as part of the Naugatuck River Greenway Economic Impact Study August, 2015
posted Jun 8, 2020
Part 1 of 5 of The Catalytic Impact of Trails on Communities Webinar Series. This innovative webinar series will explain the amazing influence of trails, access to the outdoors they create, and how that access positively impacts almost every aspect of a community’s quality of life.
posted May 18, 2020
With summer coming up fast now is the time to make sure you are prepared for the trail. Here are some suggestions from the American Trails staff on gear we love.
published Dec 24, 2010
The purpose of this study was to evaluate fitness and health adaptations from a training program riding all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and off-road motorcycles (ORM) as the exercise stimulus.
published Jul 21, 2010
This study found that habitual off-road vehicle riders had physiological
characteristics that were equivalent, or slightly superior, to members of the general population on important fitness and health variables.
published Jun 30, 2010
The purpose of this study was to characterize the health-related QOL of Canadians who participate regularly in recreational off-road vehicle riding.
published Jan 1, 2010
The purpose of this study was to characterize the physiological demands of recreational off-road vehicle riding under typical riding conditions using habitual recreational off-road vehicle riders.
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Oregon housing development along the Willamette River Greenway in Portland, Oregon
Homes are essentially right on the trail near downtown Portland, Oregon
The trail zigzags through development with both cyclists and walkers using the route near downtown Portland, Oregon
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