Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Mar 5, 2018
The "Miami-Dade County Trail Benefits Study" uses Ludlam Trail as a case study to estimate quantifiable social, environmental, and economic benefits associated with the development of shared-use non-motorized paths.
posted Jan 16, 2020
American Trails Staff
These ten stories show that trail tourism is invigorating communities throughout America.
posted Jan 19, 2018
Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates,
Jeff Vogel with DHM Design
Communities benefit in many ways from well-planned greenways and trails.
posted May 7, 2018
The Riverwalk along the Tennessee River links Chattanooga's parks, green spaces, museums, public art, businesses, new housing, and neighborhoods.
Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates
In new communities the private sector and market forces have helped preserve natural resources while offering outstanding recreational trails.
posted Nov 15, 2018
Kristen Wicker with Five Rivers MetroParks
When advocates gather, trail magic happens.
posted Sep 28, 2014
American Trails Supports Turtle Bay’s Efforts to become Self Sustaining
posted Jul 23, 2018
New Report Says Longer Healthy Life Expectancy Multiplies Seniors Competing in Sports and Keeping Fit.
posted Mar 18, 2020
Mike Passo with American Trails
America’s incomparable system of national scenic, historic, and recreational trails is the perfect way to sustain your mental and physical health, while maintaining the social distancing that is required in these challenging times.
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.
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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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