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published Sep 1, 2015

Accessible Trail Opens Michigan’s Ocqueoc Falls to All

by Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation Division

Ocqueoc Falls Bicentennial Pathway leads visitors to the only publicly owned waterfall in Michigan's Lower Peninsula.


published Jun 1, 2014

Rochester's Natural Connection: the Genesee Riverway Trail

A 3,572-foot-long bridge links city residents to nature along the Genesee Riverway Trail in Rochester, NY.


published Dec 5, 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.


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.


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.


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.


posted Jul 2, 2019

A Cross-Country Trail to Connect a Nation: The Great American Rail-Trail

by Ryan Chao with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)

The route of Great American Rail-Trail was formally revealed during a cross-country live event on May 8, 2019.


posted Apr 9, 2019

Ten National Recreation Trails to Check Out in New York

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

In honor of the International Trails Symposium and Training Institute, being held in Syracuse, New York this month, we have put together a list of ten National Recreation Trails to visit in New York State. These are just a sample of the dozens of NRTs located in New York State, so get out there and explore.


posted Mar 22, 2019

National Recreation Trails to Visit This Spring

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Spring is in the air, and it is the perfect time to explore nature and view wildlife on our nation’s National Recreation Trails. Wildflowers are starting to bloom, birds are out in abundance, the weather is getting warmer, and these NRTs are some of the best trails out there to experience it all.


posted Feb 19, 2019

2018 NRT Photo Contest Winners Announced

by American Trails Staff

The results are in! Here are our picks from the 136 photos submitted for the 2018 photo contest.


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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.


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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

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]

Ozark Highlands Trail Association

Fayetteville, Arkansas

The Ozark Highlands Trail Association is a 501(c)3 nonprofit all-volunteer organization that was founded in 1981 to build, maintain, and enjoy the Ozark Highlands Trail.


PO Box 4065, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72702-4065
[email protected]

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