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The New York State (NYS) Canalway Water Trail is comprised of over 450 miles of land-cut canals, interconnected lakes, and rivers with more than 150 public access points for paddlers.
The trail system consists of seven trails, accessible from the Visitor Center, that provide the opportunity to observe the seven distinct habitats of Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge (BBNWR).
GEOWEB® panels are used to reconstruct Kittery Point's walking trail and maintenance road.
Tennessee State Parks Win National Award for Tires to Trails Program
This 7.25-mile-long trail offers hikers and cyclists access to some of Florida’s unique habitats – salt marsh, tidal creeks, coastal estuary, oak hammock, and pine flatwoods – as they follow two-track limestone paths left from historic uses of this land.
Brighton Park, formerly the Henninger Landfill, was a construction and demolition debris landfill in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood of Cleveland that ceased operation in the 1980s.
Trail, Greenway, and Outdoor Recreation Terms
The Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) Applauds Biden Administration’s Assistance to Communities to Grow Outdoor Recreation Economies
The Little Miami State Park is a 50-mile rail-trail paralleling the Little Miami River in southwestern Ohio.
Visible throughout Carson City, the approximately 2,500 acre Prison Hill Recreation Area has been set aside and dedicated as open space for the community of Carson City.
Please welcome Cathy Corlett to the American Trails team! She joined us full-time in late July 2022 as the Director of Strategic Communications. She is also the new Trail Fund Program Director.
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