Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted May 3, 2018
Conceived as an ecotourism destination, the trail enables exploration of the area by canoe or kayak, while providing an economic boost to surrounding rural communities.
posted Mar 26, 2018
American Trails Staff
This National Recreation Trail is a major link in the Denver Metro system of trails and greenways.
posted Mar 16, 2018
Enhancing communities to benefit more from trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania and Maryland.
posted Mar 14, 2018
Terry Eastin with Mississippi River Trail, Inc.
An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.
posted Mar 13, 2018
Parks and Trails New York
A Guide for Attracting Bicyclists to New York’s Canal Communities
An assessment and user profile of New York's longest multi-use trail
The Katy Trail is a 185-mile rails-to-trails conversion of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas-Railroad (nick-named the KATY). The Missouri Department of Natural Resources was able to acquire the right-of-way after Congress passed the National Trails System Act allowing railroad corridors to be banked for future transportation use and used on an interim basis for recreational trails.
posted Jan 29, 2018
The Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) is a national public sports consortium comprised of volunteer groups interested in mountaineering and relevant sports individuals.
The Jeju Olle Foundation has demonstrated outstanding efforts to bring dialogue about long distance trails to an international level.
posted Jan 27, 2018
This webinar is based on Bob and Martha Manning's books, Walking Distance: Extraordinary Hikes for Ordinary People and Walks of a Lifetime: Extraordinary Hikes from Around the World.
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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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