Rail-Trail Maintenance & Operation

Ensuring the Future of Your Trail - A Survey of 100 Rail-Trails

In about two decades, rail-trails have risen from obscurity to become highly valued amenities for many American communities. Rail-trails preserve natural and cultural resources and provide both residents and tourists with attractive places to recreate and safe routes to their destinations.

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Accessibility Guidebook for Ski Areas Operating on Public Lands

posted Feb 20, 2024

The purpose of this guidebook is to provide information for ski areas authorized, under a special-use permit from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, to partner with the Forest Service to achieve common goals of managing and promoting active participation in year-round alpine recreation.

Desert Ecology Trail, Saguaro National Park, Arizona

posted Feb 19, 2024

Located in the Sonoran desert, this paved interpretative, signed trail gives an overview of the plants, animals, and weather encountered in the desert.

Fossil Exhibit Trail, Badlands National Park, South Dakota

posted Feb 19, 2024

This fully accessible boardwalk trail features fossil replicas and exhibits of now extinct creatures that once roamed the area.

2024 Legacy Trail Program Awardees Announced

posted Feb 12, 2024

We are excited to announce the projects we selected for funding for the 2024 Legacy Trail Program grant cycle. In this second year of the program, we funded a total of $1.35 million to 27 organizations.

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