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posted Mar 26, 2018

North Central State Trail, Gaylord to Mackinaw City, Michigan

The 62-mile rail trail in the northern Lower Peninsula is managed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. It is open to bicycling, walking, and horseback riding, as well as snowmobiles in the winter months.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Magnolia Trail, Natchez, Mississippi

St. Catherine Creek National Wildlife Refuge south of Natchez hosts this trail.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Funk Peterson Wildlife Trail, Nebraska

Located in the Funk Waterfowl Production Area, this 3-mile backcountry loop trail is a bird watcher’s paradise, providing habitat for millions of bird.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Grimes Point Trail, Nevada

Trail through Grimes Point Archaeological Site provides access to petroglyphs near ancient lake.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Hennepin Canal Parkway, Illinois

The Hennepin Canal National Recreation Trail provides many miles of trail recreation for biking, hiking, snowmobiling, horseback riding, and paddling along a historic canal corridor.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, partnerships, canal, water trails, parks

posted Mar 26, 2018

Des Moines River Water Trail (South 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

Aucilla River National Recreation Trail, north Florida

The Aucilla River has a rich history, remarkable geology, and abundant wildlife. Anglers, paddlers, and boaters enjoy exploring this waterway as it courses between banks lined with limestone formations and disappears underground within the Aucilla Wildlife Management Area.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Nature Coast State Trail, Florida

The 31.7-mile long trail runs through the Suwannee River Valley, and is managed by the Florida DEP’s Office of Greenways & Trails. Built along abandoned rail lines that intersect at Wilcox Junction, the trail connects the communities of Cross City, Trenton, Fanning Springs and Chiefland.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: travel & tourism

posted Mar 26, 2018

Cardinal Greenway National Recreation Trail, Indiana

This 30-mile long rail trail is the state's longest linear park.

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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Summerset National Recreation Trail, Iowa

A 12-mile rail trail through rolling hills, river bottom wetlands, and remnant prairies of central Iowa.

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

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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.


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Natural Areas Training Academy

Quincy, Florida

Managed by the University of Florida Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, NATA brings together regional land management experts from numerous agencies and organizations, as well as extension specialists and a...


155 Research Rd., Quincy, Florida 32351
(850) 875-7153

ChicoBag

Chico, California

Reusable solutions to fight against single-use waste.


747 Fortress Street, Chico, California 95973
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Bison, Inc.

Lincoln, Nebraska

Since 1985, athletic directors, coaches, facility members, and equipment managers have relied on Bison to provide products to fit their sports equipment needs.


603 L Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508
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