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America’s Scenic and Historic Trails on Public Lands: The Intersection of Cultures, Heritage, and Outdoor Recreation
Through this teaching guide, students learn to locate national scenic and historic trails that they can visit with their families. Students also carefully read the inspirational language of the National Trails System Act, which motivates them to explore public lands and highlights the crucial role of volunteers in trail maintenance.
Published August 2018
The Ford Motor Company will make a donation to American Trails via the Bronco Wild Fund to support on-the-ground trail projects across America.
As the summer unfolds, park and trail managers across North America are preparing for yet another recording breaking season. While it is too early to make definitive calls about the state of pandemic trail boom and future volumes on trails and in parks, early analyses suggest the boom is alive and well. During this unprecedented time, automated count data serves as a crucial tool to track changes, understand use, and make the work of trail managers just a little bit easier.
An effort is underway to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11 with a memorial trail that traverses 1,300 miles.
Don Meeker, president of Terrabilt, reflects on trails as a critical sanctuary during COVID-19, and provides guidance on signage to keep everyone on trails safe. Terrabilt will also provide the production artwork for their COVID-19 trail sign for free.