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posted Sep 10, 2018

Coldwater Mountain Biking Trail System, Alabama

by Alabama Dept. of Conservation and Natural Resources

Sandwiched halfway between the major metropolitan areas of Birmingham, AL and Atlanta, GA is the small town and big trail dreams of Anniston, AL and its 4,000-acre open space, Coldwater Mountain.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

posted Sep 8, 2018

Wildlife And Trails Primer - Part F. Species and places of special interest

by American Trails Staff

While some species (such as bald eagle and Ute ladies-tresses orchids) and habitats (such as wetlands) have legal status that must be respected in the process of trail building, others may deserve special attention because of the value placed on them by a local community.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Aug 28, 2018

Volunteers maintain Chief Joseph Ski Trail System in Montana

The Chief Joseph Ski Trail System in southwest Montana provides for easy and safe use by a variety of winter visitors.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

posted Aug 27, 2018

Wyoming Invests in Trails at Glendo State Park

by Paul Gritten with Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources

Working together for a sustainable system of trails.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

posted Aug 24, 2018

Students develop Salmon, Idaho’s podcast trail

by Gina Knudson with Salmon Valley Stewardship

Local students wrote and narrated short podcasts to educate visitors of the trail about natural and local history.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

posted Aug 2, 2018

FAQ: The difference between a National Historic, Scenic and Recreation Trail

by American Trails Staff

The difference is usually ones of scale, significance, and administration responsibility and how they are designated.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: What is the definition of a trail?

by American Trails Staff

What a trail means in legal terms.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Aug 1, 2018

New York State's Erie Canalway Trail

Bringing new life to communities along a 200-year-old industrial corridor.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

posted Jul 25, 2018

FAQ: Inquiry on hiking trails - what it takes to create a trail and everything else about a trail!

by American Trails Staff

Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Jul 24, 2018

Braille trail building and renovation

by American Trails Staff

Braille trails and sensory gardens offer sustainable and accessible ways to safely experience the outdoors and provide opportunities to interact with nature.

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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.


posted Feb 26, 2020

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


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.


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.


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.


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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Rockingham Community College

Wentworth, North Carolina

Duke Energy TRAILS at Rockingham Community College has developed a sustainable trail skills training sequence of classes for varying skill levels, interests, and needs.


215 Wrenn Memorial Rd., Wentworth, North Carolina 27375
(336) 342-4261 • [email protected]

Natureshape, LLC

Boulder, Colorado

Natureshape, LLC is a trail consulting and education organization based in Boulder, Colorado.


8285 Kincross Drive, Boulder, Colorado 80301
(303) 530-1785 • [email protected]

Marshall University

Huntington, West Virginia

The Recreation and Park Resources program at Marshall University offers a bachelor of science degree with an emphasis in parks and conservation. Marshall University students will now be able to obtain a minor in off-high...


One John Marshall Drive, Huntington, West Virginia 25755
(304) 696-2923 • [email protected]

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