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posted Mar 5, 2018

Trails Add Value to New Homes

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

In total, 6.1 million American livelihoods directly depend on outdoor recreation, making it a critical economic sector in the United States.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Active Living, Economic Benefits
tags: land and open space, landowner outreach

posted Mar 5, 2018

Mississippi River Trail Bikeway Marketing Toolbox

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has developed a guide to marketing bicycling along the Mississippi River Trail through the state's 800 miles of the bike route.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: bicycle, marketing, travel & tourism

posted Mar 5, 2018

Attracting Bike Tourists to Your Trail: Lessons from the Canalway

This guide will set forth strategies for building on what you already offer to enhance the appeal of your community and your business to bicycle tourists and strengthening the local economy.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: travel & tourism, bicycle, advertising, canal, economic

posted Mar 5, 2018

Study Looks at Economic Aspects of Redevelopment in Ludlam Trail Corridor

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.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: shared-use, landowner outreach

published Dec 9, 2004

The Washington & Old Dominion Trail: An Assessment of User Demographics, Preferences, and Economics

The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is a 45-mile long transportation and recreation corridor running from Arlington, Virginia, west to Purcellville.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Case Studies, Economic Benefits, Social Benefits

posted Mar 5, 2018

Walking the Walk: How Walkability Raises Home Values in U.S. Cities

Houses with the above-average levels of walkability command a premium of about $4,000 to $34,000 over houses with just average levels of walkability in the typical metropolitan areas studied.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Active Living, Economic Benefits
tags: urban trails, landowner outreach, walking

posted Mar 5, 2018

Economic Benefits of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail System

by Karen Umphress with UP! Outside

An interview with Bill Reed, Marketing Specialist for the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Economic Benefits
tags: travel & tourism

posted Jan 19, 2018

Ten Reasons to Consider a Trail or Greenway in Your Next Project

by Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates, Jeff Vogel with DHM Design

Communities benefit in many ways from well-planned greenways and trails.

categories: Benefits of Trails
tags: urban trails, greenways and open space

posted Jan 19, 2018

Trails Lead to a "Fit" Community

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

With the emphasis on health and fitness in today's society, trails are becoming just as important as streets and sidewalks in our communities.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Active Living
tags: healthcare

posted Jan 19, 2018

Trails are Helping Build Healthier Communities

San Bernardino County finds trails are an essential part of healthy communities.

categories: Benefits of Trails, Active Living, Health Benefits
tags: healthcare, health

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posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community


posted Feb 20, 2020

Mental Health Benefits of Trails

Beyond the physical health benefits of trails, the mental health benefits of trail access is also invaluable.

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posted Feb 20, 2020

Health Benefits of Trails

Does access to trails really lead to healthier communities? According to research the answer is a resounding yes.

tags: benefits of trails, health, healthcare

posted Feb 20, 2020

Trails Are Transportation

Trails are critical infrastructure and, as such, they should receive the financial and human resource allocations necessary to maintain their critical role.

tags: active mobility and active transportation, benefits of trails

posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Make Economic Sense

The benefits of expanding and improving the outdoor recreation economy are clear and compelling.

tags: benefits of trails, economic

posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Are Inclusive

Trails, by their very nature, promote social, racial, gender, and economic equity. They are almost always free to use, are available 24/7/365, and provide transportation alternatives no matter what mode of travel you use.

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posted Feb 19, 2020

Why Trails?

Where would we be without trails? It is a simple question, but it is worth pondering. The longer you sit with this question, the more you will discover the overwhelming impact that trails have on our lives. Often in very unexpected ways.

tags: why trails, benefits of trails, health, healthcare, economic

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National Recreation and Park Association

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation.


22377 Belmont Ridge Road, Ashburn, Virginia 20148-4501
800-626-6772 • [email protected]

Santa Rosa Southeast Greenway Campaign

The Southeast Greenway Campaign is a community effort to transform the vacant two-mile corridor of open space connecting Spring Lake Park and Farmers Lane into a vibrant urban greenway that will serve as a strategic link...

American Trails Member


Mail: PO Box 9122 Street: 1358 Yulupa Ave, Apt D, Santa Rosa 95405
707.703.1922

Allegra Trails

Allegra has been developing sustainable MTB destinations since 2004.


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