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posted Mar 27, 2018

Lions Park National Recreation Trail, Temple, Texas

Given its artistic features, hilltop vistas, and recreational facilities, it is easy to see why this 2-mile walking trail is so popular with Temple residents of all ages.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: nature trail, greenways and open space, parks

posted Mar 27, 2018

Pinnell Mountain Trail, Alaska

The trail follows ridges above timber line in the vastness of interior Alaska.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: safety, wilderness, wildlife and habitat, backcountry

posted Mar 27, 2018

Mountains to Sea Trail, Orange County, California

This 22-mile urban nature reserve and bikeway starts in Weir Canyon and travels through six jurisdictions, enabling trail users to experience the diversity of the 50,000-acre Irvine Ranch Land Reserve.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: shared-use, wilderness, greenways and open space, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Fort Circle Park National Recreation Trail, Washington, DC

This 7.9-mile rail connects historic forts built to defend the nation's capital during the Civil War.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, parks, greenways and open space

posted Mar 27, 2018

The American Tobacco Trail, North Carolina

The American Tobacco Trail is a 22.6-mile long Rails-to-Trails project located in the Research Triangle region of North Carolina, running along an abandoned railroad bed originally built for the American Tobacco Company in the 1970s.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space, historic, rails-to-trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Washburn Discovery Trail, Washburn, North Dakota

This 2.2-mile multi-use trail along the route of the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail provides scenic vistas of the Missouri River.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, shared-use, nature trail

posted Mar 27, 2018

Row River National Recreation Trail, Cottage Grove, Oregon

The Row River Trail runs 15.6 miles along an abandoned rail line from Cottage Grove to Dorena Lake, Culp Creek and the nearby Umpqua National Forest.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, marketing, shared-use, horses and equestrian trails, mountain biking, nature trail, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Congaree River Blue Trail, South Carolina

Starting near Columbia, this 50-mile water trail and greenway ranges from urban adventures to the Coastal Plain with its high bluffs and floodplain habitats.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space, historic, interpretation, water trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

San Gabriel River Trails, Georgetown, Texas

Scenic trails that connect with the Corps of Engineers trail at Lake Georgetown.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: shared-use, urban trails

posted Mar 27, 2018

Betty's Kitchen Interpretive Trail, Yuma, Arizona

This National Recreation Trail in Betty's Kitchen Wildlife and Interpretive Area invites vistors along the Colorado River at the California border.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, interpretation, nature trail

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posted Feb 27, 2020

For Trails Professionals



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.


Results from the Business Directory


Nexo Insurance Services

Manhatten Beach, California

Founded in 2005, Nexo Insurance Services has grown with one simple focus – to provide our clients with an objective, independent evaluation of their risk management and insurance needs.


Headquarters: 111 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Ste. 325, Manhatten Beach, California 90266
(310) 937-2007 • [email protected]

Ozark Trail Association

Potosi, Missouri

Come explore the rugged, natural beauty of the Missouri Ozarks on the Ozark Trail.


406 W. High St, Potosi, Missouri 63664
(573) 436-0540

Ontario Federation of Trail Riders

Oakville, Ontario, Canada

The Ontario Federation of Trail Riders provides resources and advocacy for Ontarians who love trail riding and exploring the great outdoors. In partnership with our member clubs we source, create, and maintain a trail ne...


1326 Odessa Crescent, Oakville, Ontario, Canada L6H 1R8
(855) 637-6387 • [email protected]

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