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posted Jan 16, 2020

The Economic Impact of Trails

A 2019 Purdue Road School presentation asking, do trails offer a direct economic benefit?


posted Jan 16, 2020

Ten Examples That Show Trail Tourism Works

by American Trails Staff

These ten stories show that trail tourism is invigorating communities throughout America.


posted Jan 16, 2020

National Recreation Trail Highlight: Middle Fork Trail

This 27-mile riverside trail wanders up the Middle Fork of the Willamette River in Oregon.


posted Jan 14, 2020

Signs and Etiquette for Shared-use Urban Trails

by Stuart Macdonald

Encouraging different types of users to share the trail is just as important on urban trails as it is on backcountry trails.


posted Dec 30, 2019

Visitor and Trail Management Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in management of trails and greenways: facility management; urban trail and bike/ped management; visitor management.


posted Dec 20, 2019

Recreational Trails Program Highlight: Whiskey Run Mountain Biking Trail

by American Trails Staff

The Whiskey Run Mountain Biking Trail located in Bandon, Oregon was awarded $214,618 in Recreational Trails Program funds in the year 2016.


posted Dec 18, 2019

BioSpan Creates Environmental Green Non-Toxic Chemical Products for Paving and More

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

An interview with Dr. Sheldon Chesky, President & CEO of BioSpan


posted Dec 13, 2019

FAQ: How to designate your trail as a National Recreational Trail.

The NRT program works to preserve and celebrate our nation's pathways. Here's an overview of how to apply for NRT designation.


posted Dec 12, 2019

RTP Highlight: The Stage Coach Trail

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

The Coalition for Recreation Trails (CRT) awarded the 2019 Maintenance and Rehabilitation award to the Vermont ATV Sportsman's Association (VASA) for the Stage Coach Trail Improvement project.


posted Dec 12, 2019

ldaho’s Billion Dollar Motorized Recreation Industry

by National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (NOHVCC)

ldaho’s motorized recreation industry is BIG business


posted Dec 11, 2019

2015 Pennsylvania and Western Maryland Trail Survey

The Trail Town Program® is an initiative of The Progress Fund working in small rural towns across western Pennsylvania and western Maryland


posted Dec 11, 2019

Trail User Survey Workbook

by Rails to Trails Conservancy

RTC's guide to conducting a survey, including sample surveys and methods.