published May 2021
by Jamie Stone with Outdoorish
Hiking is widely recognized as one of the healthiest hobbies anyone can have, and for a good reason too. When we break it down to plain physics, walking activates most muscle groups, which not only keeps us in shape but also conditions us to become more resilient to all bodily ailments and harms.
Jun 2, 2020
Together rural communities, land managers, agencies, and counties are creating a vision to leverage the power of outdoor recreation to strengthen main street revitalization, contributing to stewardship of public lands and creating new opportunities for prosperity.
Apr 23, 2020
This webinar will help empower kids, and their parents and educators alike, to lead the way through engaging strategies when on the trail.
Jun 30, 2020
This webinar will summarize the main findings from multiple interviews on the dynamics with state and local stakeholders in government, business, and nonprofit who work in rural communities on outdoor recreation.
published Sep 2001
This study indicates that multi-use trails are an amenity that helps sell homes, increases property values and improves the quality of life.
Jun 11, 2020
This webinar will provide attendees with ideas and solutions for getting projects implemented through creative coalitions and engagement activities.
Jun 28, 2018
This webinar will discuss urban trails and what cities are doing to provide economic development opportunities for the properties that lie along former industrial corridors.
published Apr 2020
by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails
Trails are invaluable assets to any community, and when it comes to procuring funding, building coalitions, providing the best trail access, and more, trail research is one of the best tools available for showing that worth.
published Oct 2019
by Doug Alderson with Florida Office of Greenways and Trails
To recognize Florida’s trail towns, the Office of Greenways and Trails (OGT) developed the Florida Trail Town program in 2018, inspired by the successful trail town programs of states such as Pennsylvania and Kentucky.
published Sep 2018
There is a huge amount of evidence that trails add value to properties and bring in significant increases in tourism spending, that roads just do not have.
Jun 25, 2020
The impact of COVID-19 has heightened the role that greenways and conserved greenspace play in providing critically important outdoor space for human activity, while at the same time promoting public health, safety, and well-being.