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posted Mar 2, 2020

Trails Community Appropriations Recommendations

by Tyler Ray with American Hiking Society

On behalf of the thousands of diverse trail users our collective organizations represent, we urge appropriators to adequately invest in our nation’s trails.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding

posted Oct 2, 2019

ExtremeTerrain’s Clean Trail Grant Program

by American Trails Staff

This program will provide eligible groups the opportunity to apply for a grant to fund their next trail improvement related project, which could range from trail clean-up, trail restoration, trail expansion, to name a few.

categories: Funding and Planning, Private Funding

posted Aug 5, 2019

Planning Trails With Wildlife in Mind - Wildlife and Trails Primer

by American Trails Staff

The Primer provides discussion of broad wildlife topics, plus key concepts and rules of thumb to help with trail planning and management.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding, Wildlife and Environment


posted May 22, 2018

Nature Trail Development on Small Acreages

by University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture

The purpose of this publication is to provide an introduction to trail design for those who intend to develop trails for nature walking, hiking, horseback riding or ATVs on less than 40 acres. Some technical aspects are presented for those planning to expend resources for constructing trails such as around schoolyards or community facilities or as part of a wildlife enterprise.

categories: Funding and Planning, Wildlife and Environment

posted May 2, 2018

A Guide to Transportation Funding Programs for Service and Conservation Corps

by Stuart Macdonald

Conservation Corps and Transportation: Making the Connection is a funding guide and case study publication sponsored by The Corps Network and the Federal Highway Administration.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding

posted Jun 17, 2020

Great News on the Great American Outdoors Act!

by American Trails Staff

American Trails and our partners applaud the Senate's bipartisan effort to pass the Great American Outdoors Act by a bipartisan vote of 73-25.

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding, State & Local Funding

posted Jun 15, 2020

Developing Water Trails in Iowa

Practical guidelines and templates for planning, site design, signage and construction in the state of Iowa.

categories: Funding and Planning

posted Jun 15, 2020

Water Trail Planning 101

by National Park Service

A quick how to guide for developing water trails

categories: Funding and Planning

posted May 27, 2020

Action Alert: Please Support RTP By Sending Letters From Your Organizations

by Mike Passo with American Trails

Encouraging that HR 5797, “The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Full Funding Act of 2020” be included in the transportation reauthorization bill currently being drafted

categories: Funding and Planning, Federal Funding

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posted Jun 18, 2020

1,028 Trail Projects Can Put Americans To Work

COVID-19 has created an economic downturn. Over 1,000 trail projects are waiting for funding to help put Americans back to work.


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Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR)

Olympia, Washington

The DNR manages, sustains, and protects the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations.


MS 47000 | Street Address: 1111 Washington St. SE, Olympia, Washington 98504
(360) 902-1000​

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Department of Transportation is a government department in the U.S. state of Arkansas. Its mission is to provide a safe, efficient, aesthetically pleasing and environmentally sound intermodal transportation ...


PO Box 2261 | Street Address: 10324 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72203-2261
(501) 569-2485 • [email protected]

Bi-State Regional Commission

Rock Island, Illinois

Bi-State Regional Commission serves as a forum for intergovernmental cooperation and delivery of regional programs and to assist member local governments in planning and project development.


1504 Third Avenue, Third Floor, Rock Island, Illinois 61201
(309) 793-6300 • [email protected]

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