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published Apr 10, 2019

Economic Impact Analysis of the Kansas City, MO Bicycle Master Plan

Economic Impact Analysis shows new bike master plan will save 36 lives every year, add $500 million to the regional economy, and create 12,000 jobs.

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posted Jul 3, 2009

John C. Roth, a Person who Built Connections and Moved Dreams Forward

by American Trails Staff

A Missouri trail advocate, John Roth was a volunteer with the US Forest Service for several years. He is best known for his tremendous work on the the planning and development of the Ozark Trail.

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posted Apr 3, 2018

Missouri Equestrian Survey: Understanding Horse Riders' Trail Use

Survey of trail riders

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published Jan 1, 2018

MO-MOTO OHV Incorporated – OHV Tourism Economic Impact Overview

OHV recreation is a proven financial stimulus to the tourism market with the average rider spending a minimum of $100 on a single day trip. We should encourage struggling areas to embrace OHV tourism as we have the opportunity to directly impact and benefit financial success of local businesses. We can connect rural Missouri to OHV trails, which would provide new employment and income while bringing new money to these distressed regions. OHV tourism can diversify the economy of South East Missouri and create a culture of entrepreneurship based around trail oriented business (outfitters, rentals, guides, cabins, hotels, restaurants, etc) the same way the state park industry has to several Missouri communities.

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posted Aug 22, 2018

Monty Montgomery, Ozark Greenways

Past President of Ozark Greenways, Monty Montgomery, passed away on August 19, 2018. He was an avid supporter and longtime friend of Ozark Greenways. He inspired countless individuals to explore our beautiful Ozarks through bicycling, hiking, and running all while promoting fun and fellowship.

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posted Jul 20, 2018

Planning trails for Hidden Valley Park Natural Area

by Jimmi Lossing with Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

A planning team comprised of the project partners and local residents was formed to address an unplanned system of trails and off-road vehicle routes in the Kansas City open space park.

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posted Sep 17, 2019

The Future of Trails: Volunteers

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Outdoor recreation is an $887 billion industry that is, in many ways, built on the backs of volunteers.

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posted May 3, 2018

Trail Creates New Regional Asset Along Missouri Riverfront

by American Trails Staff

The objectives of the Missouri Riverfront Trail project are bringing people together, protecting natural resources, and enhancing the wellness and vitality of Platte County citizens and the region.

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posted Mar 13, 2018

Trail Tourism: Promotion of the Katy Trail in Missouri

The Katy Trail is a 185-mile rails-to-trails conversion of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas-Railroad (nick-named the KATY). The Missouri Department of Natural Resources was able to acquire the right-of-way after Congress passed the National Trails System Act allowing railroad corridors to be banked for future transportation use and used on an interim basis for recreational trails.

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posted Jan 29, 2020

Washington, Missouri: A Little, Big Trail Town Along the Missouri River

by Josh Adams

Contributor Josh Adams interviews Wayne Dunker, the parks and recreation director of Washington, Missouri.

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Ozark Trail Association

Potosi, Missouri

Come explore the rugged, natural beauty of the Missouri Ozarks on the Ozark Trail.


406 W. High St, Potosi, Missouri 63664
(573) 436-0540

PedNet Coalition

Columbia, Missouri

We work to build strong communities that are walkable, bikeable, accessible, and have thriving public transit systems. We advocate for policies and infrastructure that ensure the transportation system is safe and conveni...


PO Box 7124 | Street Address: 201 W Broadway, Bldg 2, Ste A, Columbia, Missouri 65205
(573) 999-9894

L-A-D Foundation

St. Louis, Missouri

Our founder, Leo Drey, created the L-A-D Foundation in 1962 in order to preserve areas of natural or cultural significance. Starting in 1964, Leo donated almost 4,000 acres to the foundation. Today some of these original...


319 North 4th Street, Suite 805, St. Louis, Missouri 63102
(314) 621-0230 • [email protected]

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