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Great photos of America's National Recreation Trails

See all 2007 entries: Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10

American Trails is delighted to present the winners of the 2007 Photo Contest for National Recreation Trails. In celebration of these great trails we are presenting awards in several categories to highlight the diversity of NRTs, from backcountry trails to urban greenways. We thank the National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service for their enthusiastic support.

NOTE: you may link to these pages and photos but unauthorized copying is forbidden: all rights reserved to the photographers who provided these photos.

2007 NATIONAL RECREATION TRAILS WINNING PHOTOS

Category -- Photo Subject - CLICK on PHOTOS to SEE FULL SIZE
-- National Recreation Trail name
-- Photographer and Affiliation

TRAIL USE CATEGORIES

 

Hiking and Walking -- On the Beach

-- Cape Alava National Recreation Trail, Washington

-- photo by David Williams

 

 

Equestrian Trails -- Along the Grand Canyon

-- South Kaibab National Recreation Trail in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

-- photo by Christopher Spencer

 

 

Paddling and Water Trails -- Paddling up Kitching Creek

-- Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail, Florida

-- photo by Doug Alderson

 

 

 

Bicycling -- The Trail in Autumn

-- Allegheny River Trail system near Franklin, PA

-- photo by Mary Shaw

 

 

Skiing, Snowshoeing, and Dogsledding
Winter Travellers

-- Historic Union Pacific Rail Trail near Park City, Utah

-- photo by Bob Kollar

 

TRAIL MANAGEMENT

 

Trail Sharing -- Following the Train West

-- Stavich National Recreation Trail in western Pennsylvania

-- photo by Mary Shaw

 

 

 

Youth and Volunteers -- Volunteers Surfacing the Trail

-- Campbell Tract Loop Trail in the BLM Special Recreation Management Area near Anchorage, Alaska

-- photo by Bureau of Land Management Anchorage Field Office

 

 

Education and Training -- Learning About History

-- Luzerne County National Recreation Trail, Pennsylvania

-- photo by Mark James

 

 

 

Trail Work -- Anticipating the Bollman Bridge

-- Allegheny Highlands Trail segment of the Great Allegheny Passage National Recreation Trail, Pennsylvania

-- photo by Mary Shaw

 

TRAIL FEATURES

 

Arts and Interpretation -- Trailside Buffalo

-- White River National Recreation Trail, Indianapolis, Indiana

-- photo by John Terrill

 

 

Innovative Facilities -- Boardwalk at Lassen Volcanic National Park

-- Bumpass Hell National Recreation Trail, northern CA

-- photo by Michael Stark

 

 

Rail and Canal Trails -- The Snowy Trail

-- American Tobacco National Recreation Trail, North Carolina

-- photo by Tony D'Amico

 

 

 

Historic Features -- Scaring the Monsters from the Tunnel

-- Elroy-Sparta National Recreation Trail, Wisconsin

-- photo by Greg Walther

 

 

 

Scenery and Natural Features -- Scouts on the Crest

-- Ruby Crest National Recreation Trail, Nevada

-- photo by David Ashby

 

 

 

Urban Trails and Greenways -- Entering Pittsburgh at Firstside

-- Three Rivers Heritage Trail segment of the Great Allegheny Passage

-- photo by Mary Shaw

 

 

Artistic Merit -- Autumn Light

-- Seven Bridges National Recreation Trail, Milwaukee, WI

-- photo by Matthias Steger

 

 

 

Environmental Features, Flora, and Fauna -- "Old Growth" Moss on Douglas Fir Roots

-- Salmon River National Recreation Trail on the Mount Hood National Forest, Oregon

-- photo by Ken Squiers


See all 2007 entries: Gallery 1 - Gallery 2 - Gallery 3 - Gallery 4 - Gallery 5 - Gallery 6 - Gallery 7 - Gallery 8 - Gallery 9 - Gallery 10

View the winners and 180 entries in the 2004-05 and 2003-04 NRT Photo Contest

NOTE: you may link to these pages and photos but unauthorized copying is forbidden: all rights reserved to the photographers who provided these photos.


To find NRTs in your state, see the searchable NRT database. If you have questions about the NRT program or the contest, please contact us. Presented by American Trails, P. O. Box 491797, Redding, CA 96049-1797 -- phone (530) 547-2060 -- fax (530) 547-2035 -- NRT@AmericanTrails.org

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Updated December 20, 2007

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