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posted Mar 13, 2018

Northern Forest Canoe Trail: Economic Impacts and Implications for Sustainable Community Development

This research examines the economic impact of paddler recreation along the waterways of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a 740-mile route traversing New York, Vermont, Quebec, New Hampshire, and Maine.


posted Feb 17, 2020

Northwest Youth Corps is looking for leaders

by Northwest Youth Corps

Put your skills to the test in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.


posted May 20, 2021

NRPA Equity Action Plan

by National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

As many as 100 million people — 30 percent of the U.S. population — do not have ready access to the lifesaving and life-enhancing benefits parks and recreation provides.


posted Aug 31, 2020

NRT Photo Contest

Submit your photos that highlight the diversity of the NRTs and to make more Americans familiar with these great trails.


posted Jun 15, 2020

NWTS Best Management Practices

Best Management Practice Goal: The water trail actively engages local communities and trail users, who provide support and advocacy for the maintenance and stewardship of the water trail.


posted Mar 13, 2018

O. L. "Leff" Moore and the Development of the Innovative Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area

O. L. “Leff” Moore was the “father” of the Hatfield-McCoy Recreation Area, the most innovative motorized trail system in the eastern United States. Leff was the recipient of the 2008 Hulet Hornbeck Award at the 19th International Trails Symposium.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Oak Creek National Recreation Trail, Nebraska

This rail-trail along Oak Creek links communities on the Nebraska plains and provides a picturesque setting for activities including hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.


posted Feb 19, 2018

Off-Highway Vehicle Partnerships for Responsible Recreation

Take away tools include how to train volunteers, bring a recognizable present to public lands, maintain motorized trails, and educate the public.


posted Jun 11, 2018

Off-Highway Vehicle Trail and Road Grading Equipment

by USDA Forest Service, Federal Highway Administration

The Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC) was asked to find a good way to maintain a 40-mile (64-k) motorcycle and all-terrain-vehicle (ATV) trail on the Francis Marion National Forest in coastal South Carolina. Heavy use leaves a washboard surface that progresses to mounds and gullies several feet across. These are called "whoop-de-doos," and trail users find them both unpleasant and unsafe.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Ohio & Erie Canalway - Congressman Ralph Regula Trail, Ohio

The Ohio & Erie Canalway is a national heritage area – a park that includes the Towpath Trail, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railway, and Ohio & Erie Canalway Byway.


posted Oct 13, 2021

Ohio's Storybook Trails Offer a Literary Trail Experience

These unique trails, partially funded by Recreational Trails Program (RTP) grants, promote the importance of literacy, a healthy lifestyle, and connecting with nature.


posted May 23, 2018

Okanogan Trail Construction Tackles Difficult Ajax Section of Arizona Trail

Completing the Arizona Trail required careful planning and technical construction of the Ajax Section through a rocky canyon.