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posted Mar 26, 2018

General Dacey National Recreation Trail, Shelbyville, Illinois

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages the six-mile multi-purpose trail that connects Lake Shelbyville and Forrest Park with the City of Shelbyville, IL.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space, shared-use, nature trail, snow and winter trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Des Moines River Water Trail (North Section), Polk County, Iowa

The 400 mile long Des Moines River Water Trail that runs from Estherville to the Mississippi River, is an extremely scenic stream. There are two trail sections - the North Section (Cottonwood to Birdland Park Access) and the South Section (Harriet St. to Yellow Banks).

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: birding, wildlife and habitat, water trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Timber Point Trail, Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge, Maine

The trail is located on the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge and is a scenic 1.4 mile loop located in Biddeford Pool that takes visitors through forests and meadows to the Atlantic Ocean.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: birding, nature trail, preservation, wildlife and habitat

posted Mar 26, 2018

Halfmoon Lake Canoe Trail, Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge, Minnesota

Paddle your way through the mature floodplain forest and rich backwaters of the Winona District of the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: birding, preservation, wildlife and habitat, water trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

South Creek Greenway National Recreation Trail, Springfield, Missouri

The eight-mile paved linear park runs through the middle of Springfield, Missouri. It's used for biking, walking, running, enjoying nature close to home, and commuting without a car to work or school.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Mines of Spain State Recreation Area Trails System, Iowa

Located south of Dubuque along the Mississippi River, the 20-mile trail system provides opportunities for recreation as well as environmental education.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: birding, interpretation, nature trail, wildlife and habitat, backcountry, snow and winter trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Hackensack River Greenway, New Jersey

The Greenway is a 3.5 mile pedestrian walkway and nature trail along the Hackensack River.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Big Dry Creek Trail, Westminster, Colorado

This National Recreation Trail is a major link in the Denver Metro system of trails and greenways.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: art on trails, trails as transportation, urban trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Econfina River Water Trail, Taylor County, Florida

The Econfina River offers paddlers a 16-mile journey an intimately-canopied dark water river in the remote Big Bend region of North Florida. Designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2012.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: birding, wildlife and habitat, water trails

posted Mar 26, 2018

Withlacoochee State Trail, Florida

The Withlacoochee State Trail (WST), managed by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Greenways & Trails, is the longest rail-trail in Florida, extending 46 miles from just south of Dunnellon in Citrus Springs to its southern terminus in the City of Trilby.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: shared-use, horses and equestrian trails, rails-to-trails

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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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Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals

Mount Shasta, California

Since 1983, the Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals (SORP) has been serving the outdoor recreation profession. It is the nation’s leading association of outdoor recreation and related professionals who strive to ...


PO Box 1443, Mount Shasta, California 96067
(530) 918-8312 • [email protected]

American Specialty Insurance & Risk Services, Inc.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

If you are looking for an insurance provider for the Sports, Leisure and Entertainment industries, you’ve come to the right place. We offer specialized property, casualty, accident and health products through exclusive u...


7609 W Jefferson Blvd, Ste 100, Fort Wayne, Indiana 48404-4133
Toll Free: (800) 245-2744 or Main: (260) 969-5203 • [email protected]

Aqua Control

Spring Valley, Illinois

Aqua Control, Inc. (ACI) was founded in 1970 as a manufacturer of floating Aerators and Fountains.


6 Wolfer Industrial Dr, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
(800) 377-0019 • [email protected]

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