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posted Mar 26, 2018

Great Western National Recreation Trail, Iowa

A key connection between urban Des Moines and the surrounding rural landscape, this 16.5-mile scenic rail-trail offers trail users the opportunity to journey through Iowa history.


posted May 1, 2019

Greater Des Moines Water Trails Economic Impact Study

Greater Des Moines Water Trails will annually pour tens of millions of dollars into the regional economy, a new analysis shows.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Green Avenues

Hear how a western city links recreational and commerce areas with non-motorized transportation facilities.


posted Sep 30, 2020

Green Schoolyards for All Children

by Children and Nature Network

A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that the creation of nature-rich urban environments, including schoolyards with natural play spaces and gardens, can help improve physical and mental health, cognitive skills, creativity, and social bonding.


posted May 3, 2018

Green Threads in the Urban Fabric

by Stuart Macdonald

A comprehensive look at the elements of greenways and their benefits to communities.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Greenway Planning, Criteria, and Strategies for Implementation

Greenways provide numerous and diverse benefits to local municipalities and their residents. This plan focuses on the economic, ecological, recreational, social, and transportation benefits of greenways.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Greenway Proximity Study: A Look at Four Neighborhoods in Surrey, BC

The purpose of this study is to determine if single-family sites that border upon a greenway are influenced economically by their proximity to the greenway.


posted Jan 30, 2020

Greenways and Crime on Nearby Properties

This study investigates the question of whether the presence of a greenway increases the risk of crime occurring on the properties adjacent to the greenway.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Grimes Point Trail, Nevada

Trail through Grimes Point Archaeological Site provides access to petroglyphs near ancient lake.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Guadalupe River Trail-San Jose Trail Network, California

Three connecting trails: the Guadalupe River Trail, the Highway 237 Bikeway, and the Coyote Creek Trail North – provide 16.4 miles of recreation opportunity in San Jose.


posted Jul 14, 2016

Gudy Gaskill, the Mother of the Colorado Trail

by American Trails Staff

Gudy is credited with being the Mother of The Colorado Trail, now 567 miles between Denver and Durango.


posted Aug 30, 2019

Guidance for Managing Informal Trails

by Jeffrey Marion with U.S. Geological Survey

A great how-to for developing educational programs and plans for managing, maintaining, and improving informal trails