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published Jun 8, 2020

Historical Perspective on Racism in the Outdoors and Looking Forward

Putting the continued fight for equity in the outdoors into historical context, and finding ways to move forward.


posted Oct 14, 2019

Texas Trail Looks to Connect Austin to San Antonio

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

The El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail Association is working to create a multi-use trail that will connect two of the lone star state's largest cities, Austin and San Antonio.


published Sep 16, 1966

Trails for America

by National Park Service

A 1966 study headed by Stuart Udall on the feasibility of a National Trails System


published Feb 2, 2011

FAQ: The difference between a National Historic, Scenic and Recreation Trail

by American Trails Staff

The difference is usually ones of scale, significance, and administration responsibility and how they are designated.


posted Aug 1, 2018

New York State's Erie Canalway Trail

Bringing new life to communities along a 200-year-old industrial corridor.


published Jul 1, 2008

The Forest Service and Horses: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by American Trails Staff

A historical presentation by the USFS at the Southeast Equestrian Trail Conference in 2008.


published May 1, 2008

Volunteers promote trails and equine rides for public in NJ

Lusscroft Farm has a network of trails that connects the site with additional trails in High Point State Park and Stokes State Forest. The major purpose of this event has been to reintroduce the concept of equine trail rides to this area of New Jersey.


published Jun 1, 2002

Heritage Rail Trail County Park User Survey and Economic Impact Analysis

This analysis compares the original Users Survey taken in the spring of 1999 with a follow-up study conducted in 2001. The comparison measures any changes in usage behavior.


posted Oct 8, 2019

Ramble On: A History of Hiking

by Jim Schmid

An American Trails book review by Jim Schmid.


posted Feb 19, 2019

Black History Has Always Played an Important Role in the Trails World

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

February is Black History Month, and a perfect time to shine a light on some well known, and some lesser known, ways in which African Americans have helped shape our nation's trail and park history.


Related Pages and Dedicated Sections


posted Mar 27, 2018

National Trails System - Overview

Congress passed the National Trails System Act in 1968, establishing a nationwide system of scenic, historic, and recreation trails.


posted Mar 27, 2018

National Historic Trails

National Historic Trails follow as closely as possible and practicable the original trails or routes of travel of national historical significance. They celebrate many aspects of our past.


posted Mar 27, 2018

National Trails System - History

The National Trails System is the network of scenic, historic, and recreation trails created by the Act in 1968.


Results from the Business Directory


Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation

Great Falls, Montana

The LCTHF is a national organization dedicated to preserving the historic legacy of the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition and protecting the cultural and historic integrity of the landscapes through which the exped...


PO Box 398 | Street Address: 1101 15th Street North, Great Falls, Montana 59401
(406) 791-7732 • [email protected]

Kenai Mountains - Turnagain Arm National Heritage Area

Girdwood, Alaska

The designation of Alaska’s Kenai Mountains-Turnagain Arm as a National Heritage Area recognizes the compelling history and culture of an area that cradles some of the most influential crossroads of Alaska’s history. Exp...

American Trails Member


PO Box 1934, Girdwood, Alaska 99587


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