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published Jun 8, 2020

Historical Perspective on Racism in the Outdoors and Looking Forward

Putting the continued fight for equity in the outdoors into historical context, and finding ways to move forward.


published Apr 1, 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.


published Jul 1, 2019

Funding Needs For Wildlife, Working Lands, and Recreation In Montana

by American Trails Staff

A study shows that from 2014 to 2018, there was a $6.8 million gap between trail projects proposed to RTP and funding awarded.


published Aug 22, 2018

My Public Lands — Middle School Teaching Guide

by Bureau of Land Management

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 Mar 1, 2003

Trails Across Time... Trails Across Adversity

by Robert Searns with Robert Searns & Associates

Re-Thinking the Benefits of Trails and Greenways.


Aug 27, 2020

Balancing Recreational Area Use with Homelessness and Vagrancy

This webinar will share how the City of Modesto, CA, dealt with the challenge of homelessness and vagrancy in their parks and trails.


posted Sep 29, 2020

In the Path of Fire

by American Trails Staff

Rebuilding Trails After the Carr Fire in California.


posted Sep 29, 2020

Black History Has Always Played an Important Role in the Trails World

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

February is Black History Month, and a perfect time to shine a light on some well known, and some lesser known, ways in which African Americans have helped shape our nation's trail and park history.


posted Sep 29, 2020

Warriors on the Trail

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Walking off the War!


posted Sep 29, 2020

Success or Chaos: Attitude Makes the Difference

by American Trails Staff

The bicycle and pedestrian facilities of European cities are often cited as examples of an enlightened future.