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posted Dec 4, 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Connecting and Completing the Catamount Trail

The project to complete the Catamount Trail, located in Oregon's Silver Falls State Park, was awarded $145,925.00 in Recreational Trails Funds in the year 2016.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails

posted Nov 27, 2019

Five National Recreation Trails to Visit this Thanksgiving

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Check out these five National Recreation Trails that are perfect for celebrating Thanksgiving!

categories: General Interest
tags: national recreation trails (nrt)

posted Nov 22, 2019

11 Questions Answered About Trail Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Q&A from the American Trails webinar for JEDI with the purpose of creating a map that can help you identify priorities for your organization and areas where you need more support.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education
tags: jedi

posted Nov 21, 2019

Submit your National Recreation Trail (NRT) Photos by December 15th

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Submit your photos for the NRT photo contest that highlight the diversity of the NRTs and to make more Americans familiar with these great trails.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails, American Trails Updates
tags: national recreation trails (nrt)

posted Nov 18, 2019

Ron McKinney - Goodbye to a Great Friend and Leader

by American Trails Staff

Ron was an avid snowmobiler and ATV rider who worked for the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Ron was a leader who knew that the State Trails Program exists only because of Wyoming’s snowmobile and ORV riders who fund it.

categories: General Interest, Memorials
tags: memorial, snowmobile

posted Nov 11, 2019

“Walk Easy; Hike Strong”: A Veteran’s Journey of Discovery on the Arizona Trail

by Mike Buckley

Warrior Expeditions is a nonprofit group that helps veterans by giving them the opportunity to participate in outdoor expeditions with the intent of improving the transition back into civilian life.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: veterans, hiking

posted Nov 7, 2019

Safe Encounters with Horses on Shared-Use Trails

by Dianne Martin

American Trails contributor Dianne Martin shares some tips on how to safely share trails with horses.

categories: General Interest, Safety
tags: horses and equestrian trails, safety, shared-use

posted Nov 6, 2019

2019 American Trails Costume Contest Results

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Thank you to everyone who participated in our second annual costume contest!

categories: General Interest

posted Nov 1, 2019

Yellowjackets on the Trail

by Lora Goerlich

This first hand account from American Trails contributor Lora Goerlich is a great reminder about why you need to be prepared for yellowjackets on the trail.

categories: General Interest, Safety
tags: safety, horses and equestrian trails

posted Oct 29, 2019

Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (JEDI): Part 1 (The What and Why of JEDI)

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (JEDI) are all hot topics in the outdoors world, getting more attention than ever, and increasingly being recognized for their importance.

categories: General Interest
tags: diversity, equality and inclusion, jedi

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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.


Results from the Business Directory


Trans Canada Trail

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Our dream of a cross-country Trail is now a reality. Our bold goal, nearly 25 years in the making, has been achieved with the help of our partners, donors and all levels of government. The Great Trail now consists of mor...


300-321 de la Commune W, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2Y 2E1
(800) 465-3636 • [email protected]

Outdoor Retailer

Outdoor Retailer is the world’s leading business-to-business outdoor sports show where industry brands, retailers, reps, designers, suppliers and leaders gather.




Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Chico, California

Ken set out with a simple goal: brew the beers he wanted to drink. He started small, with a homebrew shop, a love of American hops and plenty of passion. In the process, he changed the beer world forever. Decades later, ...


1075 East 20th Street, Chico, California 95928
(530) 893-3520

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