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posted Mar 2, 2020

Trails Community Appropriations Recommendations

by Tyler Ray with American Hiking Society

On behalf of the thousands of diverse trail users our collective organizations represent, we urge appropriators to adequately invest in our nation’s trails.

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, advocacy, maintenance backlog

posted Dec 31, 2018

FAQ: How does a trail get recognized as a National Scenic Trail?

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: faq

posted Dec 31, 2018

Trails for America

by National Park Service

A 1966 study headed by Stuart Udall on the feasibility of a National Trails System

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: historic

posted Dec 19, 2018

How to Contact Your Representatives About Trail Issues

by American Trails Staff

Are you worried about the future of our trails and public lands, but not sure what you can do? Calling your congressional delegation about trails issues is one of the most powerful things we can do as individuals.

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: action alerts, advocacy, legislation

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.

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: congress

posted Dec 5, 2019

Laws, Regulations, and Policies Skills and Competencies

by American Trails Staff

Specific skills used in Interpreting regulations and legislation; applying federal laws on environmental, historic issues; providing accessible routes under the Americans with Disabilities Act; developing and enforcing trail regulations; responding to legal and liability issues.

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: training, skills, accessibility and accessible trails, federal

posted Nov 13, 2019

Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Highlights

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Every year hundreds of projects across the country use Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding to complete new projects and improve existing infrastructure. These are two recent highlights of how those funds are being used on the ground.

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: recreational trails program (rtp), featured trails

posted Sep 4, 2019

Why YOU Should Submit Your Trail for National Recreation Trail (NRT) Designation

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Find out more about the National Recreation Trail program and the steps needed to apply.

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: national recreation trails (nrt), advocacy

posted Nov 12, 2018

Celebrating Trails Across America

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Stories from trail enthusiasts of all ages

categories: Federal Legislation

posted Oct 18, 2018

50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act

by Leigh Schmidt with Partnership for the National Trails System (PNTS)

The historical events that led us to a robust nationwide movement for trails of all kinds

categories: Federal Legislation
tags: historic, long-distance trails

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posted Mar 5, 2020

Action Alerts

Are you worried about the future of our trails and public lands, but not sure what you can do? Calling your congressional delegation about trails issues is one of the most powerful things we can do as individuals.

tags: action alerts

posted Feb 28, 2020

Issues and Policy

Coordinated advocacy efforts will benefit all Americans through increased influence via strong, coherent, and coordinated messaging on legislation and policy.

tags: action alerts

posted Feb 28, 2020

Policy Positions and Guidance

Bringing together the collective force of American Trails members, partners, and allies

tags: policy, federal, advocacy, legislation

posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community



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Rocky Mountain Field Institute

An organization of stewards and guardians, passionate about caring for the public land we all love and engaging our community to protect it.


Colorado

National Conference for State Legislatures

NCSL, founded in 1975, represents the legislatures in the states, territories and commonwealths of the U.S. Its mission is to advance the effectiveness, independence and integrity of legislatures and to foster interstate...




Pacific Northwest Trail Association

We created the Pacific Northwest Trail and advocated for its place in our National Trails System — the gold standard for long-distance trails in America. Today, we strive to build a better PNT and to improve access with ...


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