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posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Should golf carts be allowed on paved trails in a small community?

by American Trails Staff

Ultimately, this can be an accessibility issue if you want to deal with that.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: faq, editorial, mobility devices, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: What are the BEST hiking trails?

by American Trails Staff

Top 10 hiking trails

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: faq, editorial, volunteers, hiking, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

posted Jul 11, 2018

FAQ: Are service dogs allowed on publicly accessible preserves?

by American Trails Staff

Requirements for visiting parks with a service dog or pet may vary, so be sure to check each park's regulations before you visit.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: faq, parks, dogs on trails

posted Jul 1, 2018

Longest trails: longest paved trail and longest ice skating trail

by American Trails Staff

Do you know of a longer paved trail anywhere? a longer skating trail? other record trails? Let us know at [email protected]!

categories: Industry News and Features

posted May 30, 2018

Recreation Code of Ethics urged by Blue Ribbon Coalition

This etiquette guideline for trail users is from a motorized perspective.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: safety, conflict

posted May 30, 2018

Suggestions on Improving Safety for Horseback Riders and Other Trail Users

Efforts to help different activities on multi-use trails get along better and to improve safety.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: shared-use, safety, conflict

posted May 28, 2018

Dedication of the Rich Guadagno Memorial Trail

by Pam Gluck with American Trails

The 1,000th National Recreation Trail dedicated to refuge manager killed on United Flight 93.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails, Memorials
tags: memorial

posted May 16, 2018

Backcountry Horsemen "Leave No Trace" Trainer Programs

by American Trails Staff

BCHA teaches Leave No Trace principles to stock users.

categories: Industry News and Features, Training and Education
tags: wilderness, safety, preservation, horses and equestrian trails, volunteers, backcountry, leave no trace

posted May 16, 2018

"Defensive Horse Safety" Training Course

by American Trails Staff

A presentation on remaining safe while performing such tasks as catching, leading, tying, grooming, bridling, and saddling stock.

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: safety, horses and equestrian trails

posted May 16, 2018

Environmental Aspects of Horses on Trails

by American Trails Staff

Does equestrian use have an impact on stream and lake water quality?

categories: Industry News and Features
tags: horses and equestrian trails, preservation

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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


Appalachian Mountain Club

Gorham, New Hampshire

AMC, focuses on connecting you to the freedom and exhilaration of the outdoors. They invite and help people of all ages and abilities to explore and develop a deep appreciation of the natural world.

American Trails Member


PO Box 298, Gorham, New Hampshire 03581-0298

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]

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Since its inception in 1999, the Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center's mission has been to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transpor...


730 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Suite 300 | Campus Box 3430, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-3430
(888) 823-3977 • [email protected]

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