Initiated, funded, and mandated by the Iowa General Assembly and Governor Chester J. Culver.
Practical guidelines and templates for planning, site design, signage and construction in the state of Iowa.
Developing Water Trails in Iowa
Water trails offer an amazing way to experience remote areas of Iowa. Paddling provides both exercise and relaxation. Beyond directly benefiting people, the thoughtful development and management of water trails offers Iowa a chance to protect fragile ecosystems, as well as to gradually restore low-quality stream reaches and watersheds. Use of water trails, in turn, draws public attention to the state’s surface waters and riparian landscapes and can demonstrate the relationship between water quality and land management.
Published June 01, 2010
This 2-mile nature trail is a focal point of Grant Park, one of the oldest parks in Milwaukee County.
Using multiple analytical approaches, our study showed that creation of Chicago’s 606 was associated with decreases in violent, property, and disorderly crimes between 2011 and 2015
Based on a partnership between the City of Redding, Bureau of Reclamation, Bureau of Land Management, and Shasta County, these trails are an example of what is possible through a joint effort between various agencies and local groups.
Spectacular coastal trail on the Lost Coast of northern California's Mendocino County.
Several states, including Ohio, Michigan, and Massachusetts have established legislative trails caucuses in the past year, facilitating active engagement among state legislators and trail constituents.