posted Jul 20, 2021
A Synthesis of Research Findings, Management Practices, and Research Needs
posted Oct 2, 2020
Trails are an important resource, but sadly we are increasingly seeing trails abused by littering and vandalism. American Trails has created a packet to teach kids to be great trail stewards so the next generation of trail lovers can help lead the way towards better care for our trails.
posted Aug 19, 2020
In order to achieve the objective of establishing a continuous trail of the magnitude and quality of the CDNST, it is necessary to establish a formal process for integrating the CDNST requirements into the long-range land and resource management programs of the various Federal and State agencies. Such a process should be both faithful to the intentions and requirements of the National Trails System Act and compatible with the regulations and procedures under which the agencies must work.
posted May 10, 2022
The free NRT sign program offered by American Trails has added dozens of signs along the trail.
posted Nov 17, 2023
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is developing a “Blueprint for 21st Century Outdoor Recreation” (Blueprint) intended to guide investments, partnerships, outreach, and program development to respond to current demand and chart a course to meet future needs.
posted May 10, 2022
Use this interactive map to find where, when, and how these funds are being used.
posted Jul 1, 2007
Equestrians over the decades have recognized the threats to access and places to ride, and joined the fight for trails across America.
posted Jul 15, 2022
This research investigates the influence of layout and design on the severity of trail degradation.
posted Jun 5, 2019
In this presentation the panelists discuss how the U.S. Forest Service is mandated to increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance activities.
posted Apr 2, 2018
by Jim Schmid
In this conversational and personal account, journalist Florence Williams travels widely to track down our deep connection to the natural landscape.