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posted Sep 11, 2021

September 11th National Memorial Trail to Offer Interactive Map

The September 11th National Memorial Trail is a 1,300-mile system of trails and roadways that link the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial in Arlington, Virginia, and the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.


posted Sep 3, 2021

RTP - Workforce Development, Equity, and Climate Resiliency

The Recreational Trails Program directly addresses our desire to put young people to work, provide equitable access to nature, and provide resilient responses to natural disasters


posted Sep 3, 2021

Be Trail Kind - Trails Are Common Ground Initiative Launches

No matter our differences in backgrounds or how we choose to enjoy the great outdoors, trails create common ground that connects us. Access to trails is a privilege we acknowledge and can only safeguard through our actions toward one another.


posted Aug 31, 2021

Over $14,000 in Giveaways for our 10-Year Webinar Anniversary!

by American Trails Staff

American Trails is celebrating a decade of our Advancing Trails Webinar Series and giving away awesome swag as a thank you to our webinar viewers and supporters for being a part of this milestone. Check out the giveaways below, and thank you to all the sponsors who donated amazing items!


posted Aug 31, 2021

Trails Training Calendar

Trails training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.


posted Aug 31, 2021

National Recreation Trails

National Recreation Trails are existing land-based and water-based trails that provide close to home recreation opportunities on Federal, State and local lands. Learn how to apply for designation.


posted Aug 26, 2021

Walking Toward Peace: Veterans Healing on America’s Trails

by Jim Schmid

Jim Schmid reviews Cindy Ross' new book "Walking Toward Peace: Veterans Healing on America’s Trails"


posted Aug 26, 2021

Monitoring Guidebook

by The Interagency Visitor Use Management Council

Evaluating Effectiveness of Visitor Use Management


posted Aug 26, 2021

Data Survey and Sampling Procedures to Quantify Recreation Use of National Forests in Alaska

by USDA Forest Service

Estimating visitor numbers and collecting information on visitor attitudes in Alaska national forests is especially challenging because of the dispersed access to the forests by a relatively small number of visitors.


posted Aug 26, 2021

Designing Sustainable Off-Highway Vehicle Trails

by USDA Forest Service

Proper management of off-highway vehicle (OHV) trails is one of the most important tasks for trail managers today.


posted Aug 23, 2021

Hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use in natural areas

by Oregon Metro Regional Government

A recreation ecology literature review


posted Aug 12, 2021

The Trail Fund Sponsorship Opportunities

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