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posted Dec 22, 2020

The Catalytic Impact of Trails

Explore how trails influence many aspects of quality of life as we explore the catalytic impact of trails through the Triple Bottom Line of People, Planet, and Profit.


posted Nov 12, 2020

2020 ONLINE Conference on the Value of Play: PLAY FOR ALL

Did you miss the original roll out of our first-ever online Play Conference? DON’T FRET! We are offering a streamlined reboot of the 2020 Online Play Conference through December 15, 2020.


posted Jul 31, 2020

Reconnecting Children with Nature

Learn about successful strategies from recreation and parks professionals that address the disconnect from nature through facility and land use planning, program development, and community education and partnerships.


posted Jul 15, 2020

VaULT Virtual Land Conservation & Greenways Conference, Trails & Greenways Track

We are hosting our conference virtually. This is a new conference format and process for all of us. We hope you will join us!


published Apr 2020

Thinking of Hitting the Trail During COVID-19? Answer These 5 Questions First.

by Mike Passo with American Trails

Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions to confirm if your plans are safe and appropriate.


published Jun 2020

Sustainable Advantage

by Aaron Wilcher, Fran Doherty

An in-depth exploration of outdoor recreation in rural California.


published Jun 2020

Great News on the Great American Outdoors Act!

by American Trails Staff

American Trails and our partners applaud the Senate's bipartisan effort to pass the Great American Outdoors Act by a bipartisan vote of 73-25.


published Aug 2015

The Economic Impact of Greenways and Multi-Use Trails

A review of literature prepared as part of the Naugatuck River Greenway Economic Impact Study August, 2015


published May 2020

Gear Up for National Trails Day!

National Trails Day is coming up fast, so now is the time to make sure you are prepared for the trail. Here are some suggestions from the American Trails staff on gear we love.


published Dec 2010

Physiological Fitness and Health Adaptations from Purposeful Training Using Off-Road Vehicles

The purpose of this study was to evaluate fitness and health adaptations from a training program riding all-terrain vehicles (ATV) and off-road motorcycles (ORM) as the exercise stimulus.


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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,300 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

Nearly 1,300 trail projects are waiting for infrastructure funding to help put Americans back to work and meet the burgeoning trail use numbers coming out of the pandemic.


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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Modern Hiker

Modern Hiker was founded by Casey Schreiner in December, 2006 as a way to document his explorations around the Los Angeles area as he learned how to hike, transitioning from an indoor kid who actively avoided sunshine to...


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Tennessee Greenways and Trails

Nashville, Tennessee

The Greenways and Trails program is here to encourage Tennessee communities to save their special green spaces, to promote the volunteer spirit of Tennesseans and to work to preserve and conserve the natural and cultural...


312 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Tennessee Tower - 2nd Floor, Nashville, Tennessee 37243
(615) 532-0748

Allegra Trails

Pontresina, Graubünden, CH, International

Allegra has been developing sustainable MTB destinations since 2004. Having our origins in a remote Alpine valley in Switzerland, early on we had to learn that MTB tourism needs to benefit the local communities. Not just...


Via Planet 7, Pontresina, Graubünden, CH, International 7504
+41788462070 • [email protected]

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