Benefits of Trails

Trails have many benefits of health and economic basis. Here are studies and articles on the benefits of trails.

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posted Jun 20, 2019

Counting Trail Users

by Matt Ainsley with Eco-Counter, Inc.

Until recently, user count data was collected manually through an annual volunteer effort. In 2017, however, a program in Pennsylvania took their count program to the next level by rolling out 17 automated Eco-Counters in all four corners of the state.

  tags: trail counter, capacity, multi-use, counting

posted Sep 12, 2018

Trails and Towns Together

Efforts to link “trail-to-town” have played a part in remaking communities. This webinar will include a case study of the first known “trail town” initiative - the Trail Town Program® along the Great Allegheny Passage.


posted Jul 23, 2018

Trails Community: Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada

by American Trails Staff

Summerlin is one of three communities from across the nation selected to serve as fitting models for excellence in trails within a private development.

  tags: urban, economic, health, land, partnerships

posted Mar 26, 2018

Big Dry Creek Trail, Westminster, Colorado

by American Trails Staff

This National Recreation Trail is a major link in the Denver Metro system of trails and greenways.

  tags: art, transportation, urban, fitness

posted Mar 16, 2018

Trail Towns: Creating Memorable Destinations for Trail Users

Enhancing communities to benefit more from trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

  tags: magazine, tourism, bicycle

posted Mar 14, 2018

The Business of Trails: A Compilation of Economic Benefits

by 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.

  tags: tourism, healthcare

posted Mar 13, 2018

Bicyclists Bring Business

by Parks and Trails New York

A Guide for Attracting Bicyclists to New York’s Canal Communities

  tags: bicycle, multi-use, tourism

posted Mar 13, 2018

The Economic Impact of the Erie Canalway Trail

by Parks and Trails New York

An assessment and user profile of New York's longest multi-use trail

  tags: multi-use, canal

posted Mar 13, 2018

Trail Tourism: Promotion of the Katy Trail in Missouri

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.

  tags: advertising, tourism, marketing

posted Jan 29, 2018

Chinese Mountaineering Association

The Chinese Mountaineering Association (CMA) is a national public sports consortium comprised of volunteer groups interested in mountaineering and relevant sports individuals.

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