The primary goal of this study was to understand who uses the Continental Divide Trail (CDT), how they use it, their preferences, and the economic impact of the CDT in the region. Additional data were also collected regarding protecting public lands and using the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado.
The mission of the Continental Divide Trail Coalition is to complete, promote, and protect the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. The CDTC does this by building a strong and diverse trail community, providing up-to-date information to the public, and encouraging conservation and stewardship of the trail, its corridor, and surrounding landscapes. 2022 marks the tenth anniversary of the Continental Divide Trail Coalition.
The Continental Divide Trail Coalition’s vision is to see that the 3,100-mile Continental Divide National Scenic Trail remains a renowned and revered natural resource for people to connect with friends and family, draw inspiration, and create outstanding personal experiences.
The primary goal of this study was to understand who uses the CDT, how they use it, their preferences, and the economic impact of the CDT in the region. Additional data were also collected regarding the protection of public lands and the use of the Continental Divide Trail in Colorado.
Published February 2023
posted Aug 23, 2023
What would it take for all Americans to be able to go out their front doors and within fifteen minutes be on trails that wind through their cities, towns or villages and bring them back without retracing steps?
posted Aug 17, 2022
For students with moderate to extensive trail building experience who want to lead trail crews and work parties. Not a construction techniques class; this is about effective leadership. Students will have classroom and field work in the following topics: work day responsibilities, risk assessment and safety, tool safety and tool talk, leadership and team building, practical experience leading volunteers.
posted Jul 15, 2022
This research investigates the influence of layout and design on the severity of trail degradation.
posted Jul 15, 2022
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail (A.T.) is a unique internationally recognized protected natural area encompassing more than 250,000 acres and a 2,190-mile footpath from Maine to Georgia.