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posted Mar 26, 2013

Connecting Youth with Nature… On a Trail

by American Trails Staff

Encouraging youth to learn about the importance of trails along with stewardship and conservation.


posted Dec 16, 2012

Inspiring Children to Become Lifelong Stewards of our Great Outdoors and Trails

by American Trails Staff

Environmental education inspires lifelong learning.


posted Dec 19, 2011

Trails are Making a Difference

by American Trails Staff

Nancy Desmond of Cleveland Metroparks, tells us how trails have made a difference in her life and career.


posted Nov 25, 2011

What Draws People to a Trail?

by American Trails Staff

The desire to recreate, exercise and enjoy natural beauty.


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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,028 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

COVID-19 has created an economic downturn. Over 1,000 trail projects are waiting for funding to help put Americans back to work.


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.


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.


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.


posted Feb 19, 2020

Trails Make Economic Sense

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


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.


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.


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Wild Trails

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Encouraging and promoting healthy and active lifestyles through trail running and other forms of outdoor recreation while advocating for the protection and preservation of natural spaces.


PO Box 2271 | 4715 Michigan Avenue, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37409
[email protected]

Salud America!

San Antonio, Texas

Salud America! is a national Latino-focused organization that creates culturally relevant and research-based stories, videos, and tools to inspire people to start and support healthy changes to policies, systems, and env...


7411 John Smith Ste. 1000, San Antonio, Texas 78229
(210) 562-6500 • [email protected]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta, Georgia

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is the leading national public health institute of the United States. The CDC is a United States federal agency under the Department of Health and Human Services and is head...


1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30329
(800) 232-4636

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