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posted Mar 10, 2020

Unifying the Trails Community

by American Trails Staff

By recognizing the common goals that all trail user types share, and fighting for those goals together, it is possible to create a real and positive impact on the trails world.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development
tags: trails move people (tmp), editorial

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: Advocacy and Promotion, Federal Legislation
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, advocacy, maintenance backlog

posted Aug 20, 2018

Elevating Outdoor Recreation Together

by Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism at Utah State University

Opportunities for synergy between state offices of outdoor recreation and federal land-management agencies, the outdoor recreation industry, non-governmental organizations, and local outdoor recreation providers

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development
tags: recreation, travel & tourism

posted Apr 25, 2018

The Multi-Objective Values of Trails

by Steve Elkinton with National Park Service

Trails and greenways advocates need to think more broadly and to look at the larger values of trails in the context of "green infrastructure."

categories: Advocacy and Promotion
tags: editorial, water trails

posted Apr 23, 2018

The Duthie Hill Story: a Public-private Partnership for Trails

by King County Parks and Recreation

The King County Parks-EMBA partnership is an excellent example of how a public-private partnership can leverage funds in tight fiscal times to create, maintain, and program a unique, world-class trails system that is open and accessible for all to enjoy.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Partnership Development
tags: mountain biking, partnerships

posted Mar 16, 2018

Trail Towns: Creating Memorable Destinations for Trail Users

Enhancing communities to benefit more from trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania and Maryland.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Travel and Tourism
tags: travel & tourism, bicycle, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

posted Mar 14, 2018

Tourism Benefits Encourage Closing Trail Links in Florida

by Herb Hiller with East Coast Greenway Alliance

East Coast Greenway Alliance helps drive Florida and Georgia trail planning and development.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Travel and Tourism
tags: travel & tourism, greenways and open space

posted Mar 18, 2020

The Respite of Trails and Outdoor Recreation

by Mike Passo with American Trails

America’s incomparable system of national scenic, historic, and recreational trails is the perfect way to sustain your mental and physical health, while maintaining the social distancing that is required in these challenging times.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Making the Case for Trails, Travel and Tourism, Value of Trails
tags: health, healthcare, safety

posted Mar 18, 2020

What Coronavirus Means for Outdoor Recreation

The spread of COVID-19 has resulted in widespread social distancing measures across the United States, but what does that mean for outdoor recreation? We are bringing you the latest news, updates, and announcements on cancellations, closures, alternative recreation experiences, and more.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Community Development, Travel and Tourism, Value of Trails, Action Alerts

posted Feb 17, 2020

Immediate Action Needed by All Trail Enthusiasts!

by American Trails Staff

The Coalition for Recreational Trails (CRT) calls on all trail organizations and trail enthusiasts to take action immediately to continue and to expand the Recreational Trails Program (RTP), the national trails assistance program that aids all trail activities nationwide through use of federal non-highway recreational fuel taxes.

categories: Advocacy and Promotion, Action Alerts
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, recreational trails program (rtp)

Related Pages and Dedicated Sections


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


posted Feb 20, 2020

Trails Are Transportation

Trails are critical infrastructure and, as such, they should receive the financial and human resource allocations necessary to maintain their critical role.

tags: active mobility and active transportation, benefits of trails


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County Line Riders of Catalina, Inc.

The Catalina County Line Riders is a horseback riding club established in June 1994 with the goals of preserving trails, tail access and the equestrian lifestyle.


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Salmon Valley Stewardship works to promote a sustainable economy and productive working landscapes in the Salmon River region of Central Idaho.


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