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published Jun 1, 2018

Hiking is for all Abilities

The beauty of hiking is that it is for all abilities. Opportunities for accessible trails as well as more challenging routes can be found in every corner of America.


published Nov 1, 2005

Studying impacts of visitor use on the Appalachian Trail

Visitor use impacts associated with the Appalachian Trail include use of the footpath itself, overnight use areas (both designated and bootleg), and human waste management.


published Mar 2, 2015

FAQ: When and where to use blazes or markers

by American Trails Staff

Best practices for blaze marking along trails


published Jun 17, 2010

FAQ: Inquiry on hiking trails - what it takes to create a trail and everything else about a trail!

by American Trails Staff

Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.


posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: What are the BEST hiking trails?

by American Trails Staff

Top 10 hiking trails


published Jun 1, 2010

Triad Partnership Protects and Manages the Ice Age Trail in Wisconsin

by Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

The Ice Age Trail Triad shows that the federal government, a state agency, and a nonprofit can all work together to accomplish a lot more than they could if they worked on their own.


published Jun 1, 2010

Partnership works to improve Appalachian Trail in Bear Mountain State Park

Partners work to develop volunteers skills to improve heavily-used sections of the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.


published Nov 1, 2003

Caring for Cairns at Acadia National Park

by National Park Service

Cairns need care. For the trail user, the message is clear: "Preserve the mountain landscape. Please do not add to or build cairns or other rock objects. Leave the mountain and the rocks as you find them."


published Mar 16, 2007

Anchorage Trails System Adds to Quality of Life

The Anchorage Trail System includes paved and non-paved multi-use trails such as cross country ski trails, dog mushing trails, hiking trails and skijoring trails .


published Jul 23, 2001

More Physical Activity Leads to Less Cognitive Decline

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


Results from the Business Directory


Spectrum LLC

Indianapolis, Indiana

Spectrum LLC specializes in the design and construction of purpose built mountain bike and hiking trails. We have expertise with wooden bridges, natural stonework and utilizing local volunteer labor.


7493 Edgewater Drive, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240
(317) 413-8343 • [email protected]

Maine Appalachian Trail Club

Augusta, Maine

Welcome to the Maine Appalachian Trail Club! Where volunteers and trail enthusiasts maintain and manage 267 miles of the Appalachian Trail in Maine. A mission we’ve been carrying out since 1935.


PO Box 283, Augusta, Maine 04332-0283
[email protected]

Nature’s Mountain Playground

Marlinton, West Virginia

Welcome to Nature's Mountain Playground - Pocahontas County, West Virginia! Whether you're searching for epic outdoor adventure, family fun, inspiring views and sunsets or mountain music and unique festivals, we've got t...


301 8th Street, Marlinton, West Virginia 24954
(800) 336-7009 • [email protected]

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