September 2018

 Determining Trail Capacity or Level of Service

How many users can a paved trail support before it becomes too crowded or over used?
RTP Featured Project
Coldwater Mountain Biking Trail System, Alabama
A world class destination trail system for mountain bikers, trail runners, and hikers. 
NRT Featured Trail
 Martin Van Buren Nature Trail, New York

Walk the trail and witness an environment similar to what the former President would have enjoyed.
30 Years of American Trails: A Look Back at Our Work Since 1988

Find Events Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act
R esources and Training
 Avoid Common Trail Mistakes - September 20 American Trails Webinar
Design and best practices for trail planners, landscape architects, engineers, and volunteers.

A comprehensive set of resources designed to help other groups and organizations start or expand their volunteer programs from Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado.

Bonner County, Idaho Trails Study and User Survey
Trails are an essential of life for most residents.

Impacts of Mountain Bike Tourism in Oakridge, Oregon
Mountain biking boosts the economy of communities where extractive industry have declined.

American Trails Website Resources
Check out our volunteer portal for the latest available volunteer opportunities, and our training calendar for upcoming conferences and events.
Featured Trail Industry Manufacturer: Rhino Marking & Protection Systems
International Trails Symposium News
Online registration now available
We have launched registration and our brand new self-published mobile app! View the agenda, sessions, speakers, workshops, and mor e! Register early and save! The early 2018 discount deadline is December 1.

Apply for an Emerging Trail Leaders Scholarship
Applications are available for the Hulet Hornbeck Emerging Trail Leaders Scholarship Program. The application deadline is October 15. Sponsorships are also available.

Call for award nominations available
American Trails presents the National and International Trails Award Program. Nominate your favorite organizations, volunteers, and professionals for their efforts to improve the trails industry. The deadline for nominations is December 3.