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posted May 2, 2023

Paseo del Morro, Puerto Rico

The trail follows the west section of the Spanish colonial defensive systems of Old San Juan from the San Juan Gate to Fort El Morro.


posted Apr 18, 2023

2023 Advancing Trails Awards Announced

The Advancing Trails Awards Program recognizes the tremendous contributions of volunteers, professionals, and other leaders who are working to create an effective system of trails across the globe.


posted Apr 12, 2023

Trails and Resilience: Review of the Role of Trails in Climate Resilience and Emergency Response

by Federal Highway Administration

Trails are often overlooked as elements of essential infrastructure for a resilient transportation system.1 In emergencies where other transportation facilities are shut down or inaccessible, people may use trails to get where they need to go.


posted Apr 7, 2023

Building a Permeable, Low Maintenance Recreational Trail Along a Shoreline

by Presto Geosystems

In 2009, the city of The Colony planned to build a recreational trail (10 foot-wide, 3.5 mile pathway) that would run along the lake’s shoreline, contouring to its natural shape and providing residents with a picturesque route for outdoor activities such as walking, jogging, and cycling. The city selected the GEOWEB® Soil Stabilization System due to its flexibility to conform to curves, surface permeability, and low maintenance design.


posted Apr 6, 2023

Equitable Access to Trails Discussed at 2023 International Trails Summit

by American Trails Staff

If you will be joining us at the ITS in Reno NV April 17-20, 2023, don't miss these speakers and their sessions featuring topics related to equitable trails access.


posted Apr 5, 2023

American Trails Announces $500K Fundraising Goal for the Trails Capacity Program

The Trails Capacity Program administered by American Trails is funded by sustaining corporate sponsors and individuals. We are excited about our fundraising goals, and looking forward to opening the program later this year as funding is secured.


posted Apr 3, 2023

Trails Capacity Program 2022/23 Impact Report

As of March 2023, American Trails has funded 14 projects through the Trails Capacity Program.


posted Apr 3, 2023

2023 Legacy Trails Program Grant Awardee Portal

Below you will find documents that may be useful as you prepare your invoices.


posted Apr 2, 2023

Top 10 Requests for Trails and Outdoor Recreation Master Plans

by Tony Boone with Timberline TrailCraft, Jon Altschuld with Chinook Landscape Architecture, LLC

Tony Boone and Jon Altschuld are both Board Members of the Professional TrailBuilders Association (PTBA), and both will be presenting at the 2023 American Trails/PTBA International Trails Summit. Their companies, Tony Boone Trails, and Chinook Landscape Architecture are Sierra-level sponsors for the conference.


posted Mar 27, 2023

Unwind on Reno's Trails

by American Trails Staff

Hiking trails in Reno don’t demand you to be a seasoned hiker to get the most out of them.


posted Mar 21, 2023

Trail EAffect Podcast: Aaryn Kay of PTBA and Mike Passo of American Trails

Aaryn Kay of the Professional Trail Builders Association and Mike Passo of American Trails made a guest appearance on the Trail EAffect podcast to speak abut the 2023 International Trails Summit.


posted Mar 14, 2023

Celebrating Women Who Care for Trails

by Cathy Corlett

Cathy Corlett, American Trails Director of Strategic Communications, joined Trailkeepers of Oregon's women-only trail work party to find out more about the work being done and the women who opt to spend their Sunday working on the trail, even when the weather conditions are less than ideal.