Trails Training Calendar

Trails training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.

A New Training Calendar

Trainings are now listed on our sister website, TrailSkills.org, where you can connect with trails professionals, get training, and learn about the Trail Core Competencies.

Submit your training entries with the online form.

Go to the Calendar on TrailSkills.org

The Latest Trainings from TrailSkills.org


Outdoor Recreation Roadmap: Leverage Natural Assets for Economic Success & Local Renewal

The Harbinger Consultancy

10/10/2024

Learn how to make the outdoor recreation economy work for your community to generate more awareness and buy-in, make quick progress that can be sustained over time, and create meaningful changes that make a difference for your community’s business and economic vitality, physical health and confidence. Learn a step-by-step process that you can adapt to use “nature-based placemaking” to transform how your community sees, talks about and invests in itself to make it a more attractive place to live, visit and do business.

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ASLA 2024 Conference on Landscape Architecture

American Society of Landscape Architects

10/6/2024

The American Society of Landscape Architects proudly marks its 125th anniversary! Registration will begin at a later date.

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Tell the Economic Story of Your Conserved Lands and Trails Without Hiring an Economist

The Harbinger Consultancy

9/18/2024

Understanding the range of economic benefits from your land conservation and trails program can help you coalesce support among local and state officials, expand your circle of allies and partners to include economic developers and the local business community, and build public support. Learn to research, analyze and communicate a range of economic and community benefits associated with your programs, trails and conserved lands.

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Indigenous Placemaking Along Canadian Trails

American Trails

7/25/2024

Learn how indigenous operators have used trails to showcase traditional cultural experiences, ancient canoe routes, traditional culinary experiences, indigenous storytelling, along with many more.

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Grants for Trails: Finding, Applying, and Managing

American Trails

7/18/2024

Introduction to grant funding for trails: how to find, apply for, and manage grants.

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Communicate, Educate, and Inform Where Visitors are Planning Their Adventures

American Trails

5/30/2024

AllTrails will bring together case studies from their Public Lands Partners to have an open discussion about how they are working to mitigate these issues through their Public Lands program and contribute to improving the overall experience of visitors and staff.

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Building Adaptive Trail Programming: Lessons from the Field

American Trails

5/23/2024

This webinar will introduce best practices for implementing an adaptive hiking program showcasing two successful programs.

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Trail Skills Institute Modules 1&2

Arizona Trail Association

5/18/2024

Modules 1&2 of 6 part series. Modules 1&2, Trail Assessment and Maintenance, cover trail user experiences, assessment, physics of erosion and deposition, identification of problematic conditions, condition documentation, corridor clearing, tread and drainage maintenance.

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Trail Skills College

Appalachian Mountain Club

5/16/2024

Join the trails community for this multi-day event of learning, sharing, and connecting in the heart of New Hampshire’s White Mountains! Along with workshops led by regional experts on a variety of trail topics, this event will also consist of panel discussions, evening presentations, and a trail community social.

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Mountain West Trails Conference 2024

Utah Department of Natural Resources, Division of Parks and Recreation

5/13/2024

We invite you to join us May 13-15, 2024, for the inaugural Mountain West Trails Conference at the Uintah Conference Center in Vernal, Utah. Over two days, the conference unites trail advocates, volunteers, land managers, industry professionals, users, and community leaders from the Mountain West states.

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