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International Trails Symposium


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American Trails hosts the 23rd International Trails Symposium in Dayton, Ohio May 7-10, 2017. We are proud to feature for a second Symposium the Professional TrailBuilders Association’s (PTBA) Sustainable Trails Workshop Series, Legacy Trail, and Technical Track. This will be an inspiring and educational conference as we come together as a trails community. Email symposium@americantrails.org for any Symposium-related questions.

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Stay Connected with the Symposium App

Be sure to download the Symposium App for more event details and these useful features: full descriptions of all sessions, speaker bios, real-time announcements, exhibitor listings, and create your own custom schedule.


Continuing Education Units $25 flat fee
CEUs will be available for all 75-minute sessions and the three-hour and six-hour core track sessions.

Ohio Parks & Recreation Association will provide CEUs for parks and recreation professionals and Ohio Planning Association (APA) will provide APA CEUs.

Symposium Headlines

Sustainable Trails Workshops

PTBA offers workshop series for technical trails training

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Hotels for the Symposium

Information on the host hotels in Dayton is now available

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Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities

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Dayton Area Trails

Explore trails, bikeways, and nature in the Dayton area!

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More News and Resources

Why the Dayton Region is an Outdoor Recreation Destination

Dayton region’s 300-plus mile paved recreation trail network is only one of the reasons Dayton is being called The Outdoor Adventure Capital of the Midwest. 

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2017 International Trails Symposium location announced

The 2017 International Trails Symposium will be held in Dayton, Ohio, home to the largest paved trail network in the United States. 

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American Trails Magazine Spring 2016

Find recent trail news and resources, including information on the 2017 International Trails Symposium, in the latest issue of the American Trails Magazine.  

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Dayton’s National and International Draw

Dayton has many attractions and items of interest for both the trail – and history – enthusiast. 

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Why attend the 2017 International Trails Symposium?

Top ten reasons to join us in Dayton, Ohio May 7-10, 2017! 

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2017 Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program

Sponsor this amazing program and learn how to apply for a scholarship 

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