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posted Sep 24, 2022

The Long Trail Back: The National Forest System Trails Stewardship Act, Three Years On

by Deb Caffin with USDA Forest Service, Randy Rasmussen with Back Country Horsemen of America (BCHA), Paul Sanford with The Wilderness Society, Randy Welsh with National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance

In this presentation the panelists discuss how the U.S. Forest Service is mandated to increase the role of volunteers and partners in trail maintenance activities.


posted Sep 24, 2022

The Louisville Loop

The City of Louisville has undertaken an ambitious trail development program for their 100-mile Louisville Loop.


posted Sep 24, 2022

The NRT Program

by Helen Scully with National Park Service, Stuart Macdonald

This session will provide a brief history and overview of the NRT program, as well as highlight the growing benefits available to trail managers.


posted Sep 24, 2022

The Path Forward

Columbia, Maryland's 94 mile pathway network.


posted Sep 24, 2022

The South Platte River Greenway

An overview of the history of greenway development along the South Platte River.


posted Sep 24, 2022

The Trail to 2017

by Allen MacPherson

Completing Canada's Trans Canada Trail.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Thinking Beyond Borders

This presentation chronicles the growth of the International Appalachian Trail.


published May 2003

Tips on Meeting with Congressional Offices

Meeting with a member of Congress or congressional staff is a very effective way to convey a message about your trails, parks, or outdoor recreation issue.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Trail Map “Do's and Dont's"

by Jeremy Apgar with New York - New Jersey Trail Conference

All trail users, from casual walkers to experienced mountain bikers or hikers, should have access to a good trail map to make the most of their outdoor experience.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Trail Science Research on the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail has been the focus of the largest and most comprehensive recreation ecology trail science study ever conducted.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Trails Across the Divide

by Ginny Sullivan with Adventure Cycling Association

This session focuses on the innovative Great Divide Mountain Bike Route and Underground Railroad Bicycle Route.


posted Sep 24, 2022

Trails and The Pilgrimage Culture

by Robert (Bob) Searns with Robert Searns and Associates, Inc., Brad Towle with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Masato Takemoto with Tanabe City Kumano Tourism Bureau, Galeo Saintz with World Trails Network

Sharing world pilgrimage culture.