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posted Feb 11, 2022

The Trail Access Project Removes Barriers to the Outdoors

Their goal is to facilitate the removal of barriers to recreational trail usage through providing information, increasing accessible features, and supporting park managers in making changes.


posted Oct 27, 2021

The Trail Fund Announces a $50,000 Collaboration with the Ford Motor Company

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.


posted Aug 12, 2021

The Trail Fund Sponsorship Opportunities

Interested in Sponsoring or Donating to The Trails Capacity Grant Program?


posted Feb 19, 2018

The Trail to 2017

by Allen MacPherson

Completing Canada's Trans Canada Trail.


posted Jul 28, 2020

The Trail Town Guide

by The Trail Town Program

Breathe more life (and funds) into your rural trailside town. Not every community revival looks the same, but this step-by-step guide shares all the secrets we've learned in our 10+ years of successful Trail Town development. We've built the framework. You just need to pedal it forward.


posted Jul 14, 2021

The Trails Capacity Program

The Trails Capacity Program funds projects across the nation that strategically improve the abilities and capacity of the trails community as a whole.


posted Feb 19, 2018

The U.S. Bicycle Route System

by Christopher Douwes with Federal Highway Administration, Ginny Sullivan with Adventure Cycling Association

Learn how the corridor-level plan was developed in partnership with the non-profit AASHTO and join Adventure Cycling and others in promoting state adoption of an interstate route system for bikes.


posted Oct 26, 2023

The Urban-Rural Continuum and Connections

View this keynote presentation from the National Urban Extension Conference held in Seattle, Washington.


posted Mar 13, 2018

The Value of Open Space: Evidence from Studies of Non-market Benefits

The authors review is distinguished from other surveys of open space that have been done in recent years by its broad focus on non-use values for all types of open space, and because it reviews primarily, although not exclusively, studies of applications in North America.


posted Mar 27, 2018

The Village of Bluffton Pathway, Ohio

Woods and parks line this neighborhood trail.


posted Mar 5, 2018

The Washington & Old Dominion Trail: An Assessment of User Demographics, Preferences, and Economics

The Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) is a 45-mile long transportation and recreation corridor running from Arlington, Virginia, west to Purcellville.


posted Nov 13, 2018

The World is Our Classroom

by Jim Schmid

Cindy's story begins in the Rocky Mountain wilderness on a unique and extraordinary journey: two parents leading their young children 3,100 miles on the backs of llamas.