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posted Feb 5, 2020

Hiking Workshop

A 6-hour entry-level course focused on leading a successful hike with a youth group. ($30, scholarships available)


posted Feb 4, 2020

Leave No Trace – From Science to Application in Parks and Protected Areas: Strategies for Influencing Visitor Behavior

Recreational use of our shared public lands is increasing exponentially. With that increased use comes increased impact. Though some of those impacts are unavoidable, most are entirely avoidable. The majority of people venturing outside are ill-equipped with the basic Leave No Trace skills to minimize their individual but cumulative impact on the places they visit.


posted Jan 31, 2020

RTP Highlight: Magone Lake Mountain Bike Trail System

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Malheur National Forest in eastern Oregon is working to create a new bike trail system with the help of Recreational Trail Program (RTP) funds.


posted Jan 29, 2020

Washington, Missouri: A Little, Big Trail Town Along the Missouri River

by Josh Adams

Contributor Josh Adams interviews Wayne Dunker, the parks and recreation director of Washington, Missouri.


posted Jan 21, 2020

The 2020 SHIFT Virtual Summit

The 2020 SHIFT Summit will be broadcast virtually from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from October 14-16. Entitled “Healthy by Nature,” the Summit will focus on the mental health benefits of time outside, with a specific focus on health equity and access to nature.


posted Jan 16, 2020

National Recreation Trail Highlight: Middle Fork Trail

This 27-mile riverside trail wanders up the Middle Fork of the Willamette River in Oregon.


posted Jan 14, 2020

Trails Move People: Articulating the Impact and Amplifying the Voice of the Trails Community

In partnership with the National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC), American Trails and NOHVCC will discuss how trails, for too long, have been taken for granted and the true measure of their impact has not been calculated or shared.


posted Dec 20, 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Whiskey Run Mountain Biking Trail

by American Trails Staff

The Whiskey Run Mountain Mountain Biking Trail located in Bandon, Oregon was awarded $214,618 in Recreational Trails Program funds in the year 2016.


published Dec 13, 2019

FAQ: How to designate your trail as a National Recreational Trail.

The NRT program works to preserve and celebrate our nation's pathways. Here's an overview of how to apply for NRT designation.


posted Dec 12, 2019

RTP Highlight: The Stage Coach Trail

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

The Coalition for Recreation Trails (CRT) awarded the 2019 Maintenance and Rehabilitation award to the Vermont ATV Sportsman's Association (VASA) for the Stage Coach Trail Improvement project.


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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

TRAILSNext™

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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Ozark Trail Association

Potosi, Missouri

Come explore the rugged, natural beauty of the Missouri Ozarks on the Ozark Trail.


406 W. High St, Potosi, Missouri 63664
(573) 436-0540

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Mamaroneck, New York

Signage that clearly welcomes, guides, and informs visitors


PO Box 76, Mamaroneck, New York 10543
(914) 341-1500 • [email protected]

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Auburn, California

RU Outside provides men's and women's snowmobile boots and gloves, motorcycle jackets, winter clothing, goggles, thermal base layer wicking underwear.


11859 Lakeshore North, Auburn, California 95602
(800) 279-7123 • [email protected]

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