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posted Mar 19, 2012

Trails are Linking Our World

by Stuart Macdonald

Trails are not just an American concept.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: international trails

posted Mar 4, 2012

Great Photos of America’s Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Bring a camera on the trail!

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: nrt photo contest

posted Feb 16, 2012

OPDMD: Coming to a Trail Near You?

by Stuart Macdonald

What's the right answer for mobility devices?

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: mobility devices

posted Jan 7, 2012

Hulet Hornbeck, Trail Activist and Land Acquisition Specialist

Hulet was a long-time American Trails board member. He created his legacy through trails during 20 years of land acquisition for the East Bay Regional Park District. His intellect, kindness, public sense of stewardship and humor was an inspiration to us all!

categories: Industry News and Features, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Dec 25, 2011

Spiritual Journeys: the Light on the Trail Ahead

by Stuart Macdonald

Reflections on the spiritual aspect of trails.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: international trails

posted Mar 24, 2011

Mark Hufeisen — Virginia State Parks Trail Builder and Manager

by American Trails Staff

Mark’s expertise on a wide range of subjects from construction to trail development to horse training will leave a very tangible legacy. He took a fledging rail-to-trails project, New River Trail State Park, and made it one of Virginia’s most visited and most supported state parks.

categories: Industry News and Features, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Oct 20, 2010

Fran Wallas— Tennessee Trail Writer

by American Trails Staff

Since 2005 The Tennessee Conservationist magazine featured Fran Wallas’ “Great Hikes in Tennessee State Parks” in each bi-monthly issue.

categories: Industry News and Features, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Jul 5, 2010

The Bridge Builders Art: A Tribute to Carroll Vogel

Carroll Vogel showed us that in the world of suspension bridges we are still looking for the boundaries, we are still finding new structures, applications, and uses of materials.

categories: Industry News and Features, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Jun 10, 2010

Merle D. Grimes— A True Friend of Greenways and Trails

Merle Grimes planned and helped develop greenways and trails in Atlanta, GA and on the Island of Kauai as well as many projects in the Denver area and the South Platte River Greenway.

categories: Industry News and Features, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted Jun 2, 2010

Jon McBride— Montana Smokejumper and Trails Steward

by American Trails Staff

Jon McBride founded the National Smokejumper Association’s Trails Program. Under McBride’s leadership during the past 10 years, former and current smokejumpers rehabilitated well over a thousand miles of trails for the Forest Service and the National Park Service.

categories: Industry News and Features, Memorials
tags: memorial

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posted Feb 27, 2020

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posted Feb 26, 2020

NRT Ambassador Program

American Trails is seeking motivated volunteer Trail Ambassadors that are willing to visit as many of the National Recreation Trails in their region as possible to gather data and identify issues on these great trails.

tags: nrt ambassador program, national recreation trails (nrt), ambassadors, trail ambassadors

posted Feb 26, 2020

TRAILSNext™

TRAILSNext™ Series - High energy, 18-minute presentations on trail innovation.

tags: trailsnext videos, training

posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

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


posted Jul 25, 2019

Earn Learning Credits and CEUs

American Trails offers learning credits for our Advancing Trails Webinar Series, our International Trails Symposium and Training Institute, and other trail-related conferences, workshops, and webinars.

tags: ceus, learning credits

posted Mar 19, 2018

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

​American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Our webinars focus on very specific trail topics and usually include one to three presenters skilled on the topic.

tags: training, advancing trails webinar series, free webinar

posted Mar 19, 2018

International Trails Symposium

Every two years American Trails sponsors the International Trails Symposium to bring together trail and greenway advocates, managers, planners, and users, as well as tourism and business interests.

tags: international trails symposium (its), 2021

posted Mar 16, 2018

Training Center - Calendar

Trails training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.


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American Swing Products

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Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Since its inception in 1999, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center's mission has been to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transpor...


730 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 300 | Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3430
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