The Trail Fund is a joint initiative of the Trails Move People Coalition, led by American Trails.
The Trails Capacity Program is a joint initiative of the Trails Move People Coalition, led by American Trails. The goal of this program is to invest in building trails community capacity nationwide through research, education and stewardship.
This project will keep trails, open for use (year-round) in and around the community of Cannonball and along the historic Cannonball River on the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota.
Stewardship training for the Friends of Panthertown Stew Crew as trail stewards and ambassadors in Panthertown Valley in the Nantahala National Forest.
Bay Area Ridge Trail will partner with their local parks and land managers to host a myriad of volunteer trail work parties to build, maintain, and restore trail.
The 2022 National Trails Workshop will provide training to 200 to 300 current and novice trail stewards, building a stewardship network throughout the country.
A new bridge will be built that will connect two trails on the west bank of the Milwaukee River to the Westabrook Trail in the Milwaukee River Greenway in Glendale, Wisconsin.
This project will involve the organization of 150+ volunteers to do trail work on 138 miles of the Pinhoti Trail, 50+ miles of trails within the Sipsey Wilderness area, and 20+ miles of trails within the Cheaha Wilderness area.
This national research will apply the Recreation Specialization construct to mountain bike trail users for the first time to fill a gap in the national literature and to help managers match diverse participants with the appropriate trails.
Learn More about 2022 Winning Projects
Watch the Webinar!
Watch the recording of our March 31 webinar to learn more about this funding opportunity (and two other trail stewardship funding opportunities via our sister fund, National Wilderness Stewardship Alliance).
View a complete list of all sponsors and donors.