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posted Mar 26, 2018

Smith's Island Nature Trail, Iowa

Trail partnerships and community support have made this a successful and popular trail.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Big Dry Creek Trail, Westminster, Colorado

This National Recreation Trail is a major link in the Denver Metro system of trails and greenways.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail, Florida

One of the busiest trails in the nation, this 47-mile multi-use rail-trail is seen as a green jewel in the midst of the state's most highly urbanized county.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Sugar Bottom Mountain Biking Trail System, Coralville Reservoir, Iowa

Set in rugged terrain surrounding the Coralville Reservoir on the Iowa River, the trail is managed by the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Cardinal Greenway National Recreation Trail, Indiana

This 30-mile long rail trail is the state's longest linear park.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Cross Island National Recreation Trail, Maryland

The trail links communities and scenic natural areas on Maryland's Eastern Shore.


posted Mar 6, 2018

Safe Management of Power Line Trails

by Gary Holisko

Trails are often built in utility corridors of all kinds, from underground pipelines to electric power lines overhead. Over the years some articles have raised concerns, apparently unfounded, about electromagnetic fields (EMF) emanating from power lines. But other factors are more important when managing utility line trails.


posted Jan 19, 2018

The Benefits that Trails Provide to Communities

This planning effort directs the development of goals and action plans to meet the future needs in advance of their demand.


posted May 6, 2003

Remembering Bill Spitzer, Park Service Mentor

by American Trails Staff

The trails community lost a great friend with the passing of Bill Spitzer.


posted Apr 24, 2018

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 Apr 3, 2018

South Carolina Trails Survey

The purpose of this study was to provide an extensive description of the use of trails in South Carolina.


posted Apr 3, 2018

Views on Nordic Ski Trail Easements and Property Values

The Crested Butte Nordic Council is developing a system of skiing trails in cooperation with private landowners that will connect towns and developments throughout the upper valley.