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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: advocacy
tags: action alerts, federal, funding, advocacy, maintenance backlog

posted May 20, 2020

An Open Letter Encouraging Designating New National Recreation Trails

With no new National Recreation Trails (NRTs) designated in 2019, and the deadline for 2020 National Trails Day fast approaching, we are encouraging Secretary Bernhardt to uphold this tradition of honoring and celebrating our nation's trails and designating new NRTs. Please read and share our open letter.

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

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: advocacy
tags: action alerts, advocacy, legislation

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: advocacy
tags: national recreation trails (nrt), advocacy

Related Pages and Dedicated Sections


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

Results from the Business Directory


Anchorage Park Foundation

Anchorage, Alaska

Engage Anchorage schools in nearby trails, parks, streams, and natural habitats to educate students and staff about community assets and enrich neighborhoods through increased local awareness. Establish connections with...


3201 C St. Suite 110, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
(907) 274-1003 • [email protected]

Children and Nature Network

Minneapolis, Minnesota

The Children and Nature Network is a leading organization in the movement to connect all children, their families, and their communities to nature through innovative ideas, evidence-based resources and tools, broad-based...


808 14th Ave SE, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414
(612) 351-2723 • [email protected]

Linn Area Mt. Bike Association (LAMBA)

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

LAMBA is an all volunteer organization, from the board of directors to trail stewards all of our volunteers are passionate about mountain biking in Linn County. These volunteers give their time to ensure the best mountai...


PO Box 2768, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52406
(319) 244-8682 • [email protected]

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