Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.
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posted Apr 3, 2020
In this National Recreation Trail Highlight from the Sarah Zigler Trail in Oregon, find out the history of the Jacksonville Woodlands Association and how they get hundreds of kids out on the trail every year.
posted Apr 2, 2020
The impact of COVID-19 has heightened the role that greenways and conserved greenspace play in providing critically important outdoor space for human activity, while at the same time promoting public health, safety, and well-being.
posted Apr 1, 2020
Mike Passo with American Trails
Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions about if your plans are safe and appropriate.
posted Mar 18, 2020
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 Mar 4, 2020
Trails are shown to improve health both mentally and physically, yet the healthcare industry and the trails industry rarely work together. There are many reasons for this, such as logistics, bureaucracy, and communication issues. We asked some leading experts how we can begin bridging these gaps.
posted Feb 14, 2020
Jim Schmid reviews Chuck Flink's newest book "The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future"
published Jan 1, 2020
Washington Recreation and Conservation Office
Every county in Washington State benefits from walkers, runners, bikers, and backpackers using our beautiful trail systems. Ninety percent of Washington residents participate in non-motorized recreation annually.
posted Feb 5, 2020
A 6-hour entry-level course focused on leading a successful hike with a youth group. ($30, scholarships available)
IMBA's two-day model trail community workshop. April 6-8, in Bentonville, Arkansas has been cancelled due to Covid-19 concerns.
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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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