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posted Jul 2, 2018

Horses as Trail Users

Horses are the only means of transport into the wilderness that has a mind of its own.

categories: General Interest
tags: horses and equestrian trails, editorial

posted Jun 8, 2018

Hiking is for all Abilities

The beauty of hiking is that it is for all abilities. Opportunities for accessible trails as well as more challenging routes can be found in every corner of America.

categories: General Interest
tags: accessibility and accessible trails, hiking

posted Apr 20, 2018

Rocky Mountain Pack String promotes stock packing skills

by Glenn Ryan with USDA Forest Service

The Rocky Mountain Regional Specialty Pack String assists in managing and maintaining wilderness and back country areas using traditional animal packing livestock skills.

categories: General Interest
tags: preservation, wilderness, backcountry

posted Apr 17, 2018

Trail Quotes

by Jim Schmid

categories: General Interest
tags: editorial

posted Feb 14, 2020

Book Review: The Greenway Imperative

by Jim Schmid

Jim Schmid reviews Chuck Flink's newest book "The Greenway Imperative: Connecting Communities and Landscapes for a Sustainable Future"

categories: General Interest, Books and Publications
tags: benefits of trails, book review

posted Feb 14, 2020

2019 NRT Photo Contest Winners Announced

by American Trails Staff

The results are in! Here are our picks from the 275 photos submitted for the 2019 photo contest.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails, Trail Honors & Awards
tags: national recreation trails (nrt)

posted Apr 4, 2019

The Equestrian Trail Riders Lifestyle

by Lora Goerlich

A guide to keeping horses and the equestrian lifestyle.

categories: General Interest, Books and Publications, Safety, Special Interest

posted Mar 25, 2019

Premier Health Atrium Medical Center Bike Park

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

categories: General Interest, Featured trails

posted Feb 20, 2019

Utah Avalanche Center

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

The state of Utah has used innovative programming to keep their citizens safe from avalanche dangers. Although they cannot completely prevent avalanches from occurring, they are educating the public through the Utah Avalanche Center about ways to avoid triggering an avalanche, and how to stay safe should one occur.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails, Safety
tags: snow and winter trails, safety, recreational trails program (rtp), avalanche

posted Dec 31, 2018

Trails for America

by National Park Service

A 1966 study headed by Stuart Udall on the feasibility of a National Trails System

categories: General Interest
tags: historic

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