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published Sep 16, 2015

Trail Towns: Creating Memorable Destinations for Trail Users

Enhancing communities to benefit more from trail tourism along the Great Allegheny Passage in Pennsylvania and Maryland.


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 Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: What are the BEST hiking trails?

by American Trails Staff

Top 10 hiking trails


published Oct 17, 2008

Closing Gaps in the East Coast Greenway

by Chuck Flink with Greenways Inc.

The ECG Alliance focuses on completing the long-distance system of trails and bike routes.


published Jan 1, 2010

Appalachian Trail Conservation Guidebook

by Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

A Conservation Guidebook For Communities Along The Appalachian National Scenic Trail


posted Nov 16, 2018

Discovering the North Country Trail

by Taylor Goodrich with American Trails

Dedicated volunteers are working to improve and complete the trail that runs across seven northern states.


Related Pages and Dedicated Sections


posted Mar 27, 2018

National Scenic Trails

National Scenic Trail is a designation for trails that consist of trails of particular natural beauty. They are among America's most iconic trails.