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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: healthcare
tags: health, healthcare, safety, covid-19

posted Apr 3, 2018

Clear Creek Trail User Survey

Findings indicate that the placement of trails in areas where people can access them increases community physical activity levels.

categories: healthcare
tags: healthcare, user surveys

published Apr 1, 2003

South Carolina Trails Survey

The purpose of this study was to provide an extensive description of the use of trails in South Carolina.

categories: healthcare
tags: healthcare, funding

published Dec 31, 2008

The Business of Trails: A Compilation of Economic Benefits

by Terry Eastin with Mississippi River Trail, Inc.

An analysis of studies and research on the economic benefits of trails: tourism, events, healthcare savings, and community development.

categories: healthcare
tags: travel & tourism, healthcare, aging population

posted Jan 19, 2018

Trails Lead to a "Fit" Community

by Randy Martin with Trailscape

With the emphasis on health and fitness in today's society, trails are becoming just as important as streets and sidewalks in our communities.

categories: healthcare
tags: healthcare

posted Jan 19, 2018

25 Communities Begin Projects to Promote Active Living

The goal of Active Living by Design is to encourage changes in design, transportation and policies to cultivate and support active living.

categories: healthcare
tags: healthcare

posted Jan 19, 2018

More Physical Activity Leads to Less Cognitive Decline

A Prospective Study of Physical Activity and Cognitive Decline in Elderly Women: Women Who Walk

categories: healthcare
tags: healthcare, hiking

posted Jan 19, 2018

Planning Healthier Suburbs, Where Cars Sit Idle and People Get Moving

The goal is to engineer more physical activity into American life to reduce both spreading obesity and the chronic, often lethal health problems linked to sedentary living.

categories: healthcare
tags: urban trails, healthcare

posted Jan 19, 2018

Trails are Helping Build Healthier Communities

San Bernardino County finds trails are an essential part of healthy communities.

categories: healthcare
tags: healthcare, health

published Aug 3, 2017

Improving Public Health through Public Parks and Trails

by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parks and trail corridors have been important for public health in the United States for more than 100 years.

categories: healthcare
tags: parks, healthcare

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posted Feb 20, 2020

Health Benefits of Trails

Does access to trails really lead to healthier communities? According to research the answer is a resounding yes.

tags: benefits of trails, health, healthcare

posted Feb 19, 2020

Why Trails?

Where would we be without trails? It is a simple question, but it is worth pondering. The longer you sit with this question, the more you will discover the overwhelming impact that trails have on our lives. Often in very unexpected ways.

tags: why trails, benefits of trails, health, healthcare, economic

Results from the Business Directory


Ballard*King and Associates

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Ballard*King & Associates is a recreation consulting firm specializing in recreation and sports feasibility studies, parks and/or recreation master plans, operational audits and assessments for recreation, sports and wel...


2743 E. Ravenhill Circle, Highlands Ranch, Colorado 80126
(303) 470-8661 • [email protected]

American Association of Equine Practitioners

Lexington, Kentucky

The AAEP, headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky at the Kentucky Horse Park, represents an educated group of men and women who cover a broad range of equine disciplines, breeds and associations.


4033 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, Kentucky 40511
(800) 443-0177 (U.S. & Canada) or (859) 233-0147 • [email protected]

Park Rx America

Park Rx America is a non-profit organization whose mission is to decrease the burden of chronic disease, increase health and happiness, and foster environmental stewardship, by virtue of prescribing Nature during the rou...



(202) 549-8233 • [email protected]

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