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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

posted Mar 26, 2018

Paint Creek Trail, Oakland County, Michigan

A popular community trail through natural areas in southeast Michigan. Designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2006.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, wildlife and habitat, greenways and open space, 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.


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The Corps Network

Washington, District of Columbia

Corps are locally-based organizations that engage young adults and post-9/11 veterans in service addressing recreation, conservation, disaster response, and community needs. Through a defined term of service, Corps parti...


1275 K Street NW, Suite 1050, Washington, District of Columbia 20005
(202) 737-6272

Bear Country Containers

Gallatin Gateway, Montana

Bear Country Containers - certified bear resistant pack panniers.


PO Box 38, Gallatin Gateway, Montana 59730
(406) 763-4364 • [email protected]

Hopewell Recreation and Parks

Hopewell, Virginia

Hopewell Recreation and Parks offers a variety of events, activities, and facilities that aim to improve the overall quality of life for the citizens of Hopewell. The department offers hundreds of programs each year tha...


100 W. City Point Road, Hopewell, Virginia 23860
(804) 541-2353 • [email protected]

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