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Find links to national organizations and resources for trails and greenways activities. For groups and agencies in your state, see our State by State Trails and Greenways index, also sorted by activity such as rail-trails, water trails, and community greenways.


Federal land management and funding agencies

Accessible trails -- see more Accessible Trails resources


Boating trails

Hiking and backpacking

International trails

National scenic, historic and long-distance trails

Links to long-distance trails are also found in our America's Trails State by State section listed under individual states.





Off-highway vehicles

Recreation and public lands advocacy

Cross-country Skiing & Snowshoeing




In-line skating

  • has a wide variety of information and contacts for skating.
  • Priism Enterprises maintains an inline skating site with a miscellany of skating trails with photos.

Volunteers and stewardship


  • Leave No Trace center for outdoor ethics
  • The Student Conservation Association provides young people the opportunity to serve and protect our nation's natural resources, parks and trails.
  • Tread Lightly! is dedicated to protect public and private lands through education. Emphasis is placed on responsible use of off-highway vehicles, other forms of backcountry travel, and low impact enjoyment of the outdoors.
  • works to expand the audience for the valuable ideas and good work of speakers, authors, and publishers who focus on the transition to a more sustainable future.


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