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posted May 14, 2021

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Funds Help Bring Changes to Oklahoma State University (OSU) Botanical Garden

by American Trails Staff

The botanical garden at OSU is undergoing improvements with the help of RTP grant funding.


posted May 10, 2021

Trail Steward Members

We want to thank these vitally important members of American Trails. Their generous contributions enable us to work for trails and greenways for ALL Americans! Please visit our Trail Stewards' websites and learn more about their services and goals.


posted May 10, 2021

Great Shasta Rail Trail

by Great Shasta Rail Trail Association

The Great Shasta Rail Trail will link the towns of McCloud and Burney and nearby recreation areas along an 80 mile trail that will feature local heritage, scenic landscapes, and stimulate the economic and social vitality of the region.


posted May 7, 2021

BLM Sign Guidebook

by Bureau of Land Management

This National Sign Guidebook presents information for planning, designing, fabricating, procuring, installing, and maintaining signs in a clear, complete, and user friendly format.


posted May 6, 2021

Trail Signage Guidelines

by City of San Jose - Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services

The purpose of this document is to provide the required tools for trail planners, designers, and contractors to deploy a cohesive trail signage program throughout the City of San José’s Trail Network.


posted May 5, 2021

Ready, Set, Plan!?

by Oregon Trails Coalition

A guide for anyone who wants to better understand trails planning, decision making, and trail project development. If you’re a trail enthusiast with big ideas, a trail advocate, a stewardship volunteer, or public agency staff person interfacing with local partners, this guide is for you.


posted Apr 20, 2021

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

This second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides science-based guidance to help people ages 3 years and older improve their health through participation in regular physical activity.


posted Apr 20, 2021

San Jose Trails by the Numbers

by City of San Jose - Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhood Services

San Jose is developing a 100 mile trail network! View the handout!


posted Apr 15, 2021

Hike the Hill 2021 Priorities

This February and March, over 120 advocates virtually hiked the halls of Congress to call for action to protect and expand access for all to public lands and trails. These efforts, led by the Partnership for the National Trails System and American Hiking Society, developed a series of common messages and legislative priorities for the coming Federal fiscal year. We encourage all of our partners to download the Hike the Hill materials now to help build a common agenda for the entire trails community.


posted Apr 15, 2021

Criteria for Trail Placement, Control Points, and Layout

The following criteria are used in order to determine suitable locations for new trails and trail reroutes within the Kremmling Field Office, Colorado


posted Mar 31, 2021

Earmarks are an Opportunity for Trail Funding

by American Trails Staff

The reemergence of earmarks in the infrastructure and appropriations process in Congress is creating huge opportunity for trail projects that are ready to go.


posted Mar 30, 2021

2020 Annual Report

American Trails is pleased to present our 2020 Annual Report.