posted Apr 11, 2022
Everything you need to know about the positive impact of trails on health, environment, economics, and more.
posted May 15, 2020
The purpose of this study was to characterize the physiological demands of recreational off-road vehicle riding under typical riding conditions using habitual recreational off-road vehicle riders.
posted Apr 13, 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.
posted Mar 18, 2020
by Mike Passo with American Trails
America’s incomparable system of national scenic, historic, and recreational trails is the perfect way to sustain your mental and physical health, while maintaining the social distancing that is required in these challenging times.
posted Feb 20, 2020
Beyond the physical health benefits of trails, the mental health benefits of trail access is also invaluable.
posted Feb 19, 2020
The benefits of expanding and improving the outdoor recreation economy are clear and compelling.
posted Feb 7, 2020
Every county in Washington State benefits from walkers, runners, bikers, and backpackers using our beautiful trail systems. Ninety percent of Washington residents participate in non-motorized recreation annually.
posted Jan 30, 2020
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 Jan 29, 2020
Using multiple analytical approaches, our study showed that creation of Chicago’s 606 was associated with decreases in violent, property, and disorderly crimes between 2011 and 2015
posted Jan 27, 2020
This report evaluates the economic, environmental, and social benefits of outdoor recreation activities associated with trails and their nexus with the economy of Washington.