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posted Mar 27, 2018

Tent Rocks Trail, New Mexico

Intriguing rock formations on the Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Betty's Kitchen Interpretive Trail, Yuma, Arizona

This National Recreation Trail in Betty's Kitchen Wildlife and Interpretive Area invites vistors along the Colorado River at the California border.


posted Jan 19, 2018

Developing Sustainable Mountain Trail Corridors

by Hugh Duffy with National Park Service

This article introduces the criteria of maximum profile grade relative to the existing cross slope (fall line) as key to the development of natural surface trail projects that are sustainable. Key trail design concepts excerpted from trail documents are presented in this article.


posted May 30, 2018

Trail Use Policies

A comprehensive document to guide use policies and regulations for a large suburban trail system south of the Bay Area.


posted Aug 23, 2023

Trails For All Americans

by National Park Service

What would it take for all Americans to be able to go out their front doors and within fifteen minutes be on trails that wind through their cities, towns or villages and bring them back without retracing steps?


posted Mar 27, 2018

Youghiogheny River Trail, Pennsylvania

The trail follows the Youghiogheny River banks in the Ohiopyle State Park. The trail features scenic views of the river, cascading feeder streams, maturing deciduous forests.


posted Mar 13, 2018

Evaluation of the Burke-Gilman Trail's Effect on Property Values and Crime

This study looks at property values and crime rates adjacent to the rail-trail.


posted Mar 27, 2018

Francis Beidler Forest Four Holes Swamp Trail, South Carolina

The South Carolina Lowcountry's "real swamp" experience!


posted Mar 26, 2018

Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail, Idaho

Managed by the Bureau of Land Management. Mineral Ridge, a day use picnic site, serves as a trailhead for the 3.3-mile Mineral Ridge National Recreation Trail. This scenic trail, rising 700 feet in elevation, offers hikers a lofty overlook of Coeur d'Alene Lake.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Danny On National Recreation Trail, Whitefish, Montana

A trail with spectacular views of the Flathead Valley and Glacier National Park that is accessible by a chairlift.


posted Mar 26, 2018

Mahnomen National Recreation Trail, Minnesota

Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge hosts this trail through midwestern habitats.


posted Mar 29, 2018

Lena Lake Trail, Olympic National Forest, Washington

Climbing through thick conifer woods to a scenic lake, the Lena Lake National Recreation Trail is managed by Olympic National Forest, Hood Canal District.