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posted Oct 16, 2019

Eleven National Recreation Trails to visit this October

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

October is the official month for all things spooky, which means for trail enthusiasts, it’s the perfect time to visit these sinisterly named National Recreation Trails.

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

posted Oct 14, 2019

Texas Trail Looks to Connect Austin to San Antonio

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

The El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association is working to create a multi-use trail that will connect two of the lone star state's largest cities, Austin and San Antonio.

categories: General Interest
tags: historic

posted Oct 8, 2019

Ramble On: A History of Hiking

by Jim Schmid

An American Trails book review by Jim Schmid.

categories: General Interest, Books and Publications
tags: historic, walking, hiking

posted Oct 2, 2019

American Trails 2019 Costume Contest is Now Open

by American Trails Staff

October is here, which means it's time to enter the 2nd annual American Trails Costume Contest!

categories: General Interest, Special Interest, American Trails Updates

posted Sep 25, 2019

Horsepower: Where it all Started

by Guy Zoellner with USDA Forest Service

Packers still play an important role in backcountry trail development.

categories: General Interest, Special Interest
tags: horses and equestrian trails, construction, maintenance, backcountry

posted Sep 4, 2019

Why YOU Should Submit Your Trail for National Recreation Trail (NRT) Designation

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Find out more about the National Recreation Trail program and the steps needed to apply.

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

posted Aug 8, 2019

AORE - AEE Conference 2019

The AORE - AEE Conference is the gathering of friends and colleagues, a place to improve performance and meet new people in your field.

categories: General Interest, Training and Education

posted Aug 8, 2019

Massachusetts Trails Conference

The health and happiness of people across Massachusetts depend on the accessibility and quality of our green infrastructure – our natural resources, recreational facilities, and great historic landscapes.

categories: General Interest

posted Aug 8, 2019

2019 World Canals Conference

The WCC will be hosted on September 26-28, 2019 by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China, Jiangsu Provincial People’s Government, and the World Historic and Cultural Canal Cities Cooperation Organisation (WHCCCCO).

categories: General Interest

posted Aug 6, 2019

2020 OPRA Conference & Trade Show

Ohio Parks and Recreation Association Conference & Trade Show is the largest gathering of Parks and Recreation decision-makers in Ohio.

categories: General Interest

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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


Palmetto Conservation Foundation

Columbia, South Carolina

To conserve South Carolina’s natural and cultural resources, preserve historic landmarks, and promote active outdoor recreation on the Palmetto Trail and other greenways.


722 King Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29205
(803) 771-0870 • [email protected]

John Favro

Alberton, Montana

John Favro has 40 years of trail management, construction, and maintenance experience with the U.S. Forest Service in California, Alaska, Montana, Idaho and North Dakota. He also worked in the country of Jordan developin...

American Trails Member


5155 W Fork Petty Creek Rd., Alberton, Montana 59820

Lula Lake Land Trust

Lookout Mountain, Tennessee

The Lula Lake Land Trust promotes sound land conservation principles and practices by establishing long-term biological monitoring, encouraging basic and advanced scientific research and inquiry, creating informative edu...


PO Box 395, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee 37350
(706) 820-0520 • [email protected]

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