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posted Mar 10, 2020

Unifying the Trails Community

by American Trails Staff

By recognizing the common goals that all trail user types share, and fighting for those goals together, it is possible to create a real and positive impact on the trails world.

categories: Industry News and Features, American Trails Updates

posted Aug 14, 2018

Fort River Birding and Nature Trail, Massachusetts

The one-mile trail provides a chance to enjoy the natural world at Silvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

posted Aug 14, 2018

Pomeroy and Newark Rail Trail

This designated National Recreation Trail runs 4.18 miles through northern Delaware and includes Recreational Trails Program funding.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

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: Industry News and Features

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: Industry News and Features

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: Industry News and Features

posted Apr 17, 2018

Trail Quotes

by Jim Schmid

A collection of trail quotes.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Jul 13, 2020

Running the Line – Thoughts from the Trail

by Julien Cossette

Julien Cossette, one of American Trails 2019 Emerging Trail Leaders, shares his thoughts from working on Great Divide Trail.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Jul 8, 2020

Thinking of Hitting the Trail During COVID-19? Answer These 5 Questions First.

by Mike Passo with American Trails

Before you go on any outdoor adventures you need to ask yourself these questions to confirm if your plans are safe and appropriate.

categories: Industry News and Features

posted Jun 17, 2020

The Lion's Tale National Recreation Trail

The Lion's Tale is a National Recreation Trail that is specially designed to create a sensory experience for the visually impaired. Through a special mascot, Lop Ears the Mountain Lion, the trail tells a story using braille as well as other sensory methods.

categories: Industry News and Features, Featured trails

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posted Feb 27, 2020

For Trails Professionals



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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American Specialty Insurance & Risk Services, Inc.

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Arizona Trail Association

Tucson, Arizona

The Arizona Trail Association's mission is to protect, maintain, enhance, promote and sustain the Arizona Trail as a unique encounter with the land.


738 N. 5th Avenue, Suite 201, Tucson, Arizona 85705
(602) 252-4794

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon

Oregon State is an international public research university that draws people from all 50 states and more than 100 countries. We embrace our responsibility to Oregon and the world, building a future that’s smarter, healt...

American Trails Member


8692 Peavy Arboretum Rd, Corvallis, Oregon 97330
(541) 737-1000

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