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PNTS Statement on the $1.3 Trillion Omnibus FY 2018 Appropriations Bill

The Partnership for the National Trails System thanks Congress for finally appropriating the money to fund Federal agencies—including our partners in the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, U.S Forest Service, and the Federal Highway Administration—through the end of…

The Partnership for the National Trails System Announces National Trail Intern Grant Recipients

The Partnership for the National Trails System Announces National Trail Intern Grant Recipients The Partnership for the National Trails System, in collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service and US Forest Service, is pleased to announce grant recipients for their 2017-2018 National…

LWCF Launches 52 Week Campaign

The LWCF Coalition has launched the #SaveLWCF initiative to highlight the successes on the 52nd year of LWCF in 52 places in states and territories over the next year. We are spotlighting conservation and recreation success stories, drawing attention to LWCF’s looming expiration, and growing…

Next 100 Years Coalition Underway

The Next 100 Years Coalition is underway. This coalition is a large national effort to help further the discussion and dialogue of increasing diversity in the use, management and stewardship of our public lands for the next 100 years.  The Continental Divide Trail Coalition is one of…

Partnership for the National Trails System Land and Water Conservation Fund Statement

  A Battle to Save the LWCF   For 50 years, until Congress let it expire on September 30th, the Land & Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) has allowed for the purchase of critical lands for conservation and the development of parks, trails, and other outdoor recreation facilities…

Registration for 2015 Conference is Open!

The Registration for the 2015 National Scenic and Historic Trails Conference is now open. The Conference is scheduled for June 27th – July 1st in Franklin TN. For more information about the web site, or to register, go to the Partnership website for the 2015…

Register your Event for National Trails Day

Register an Event for National Trails Day! June 6, 2015 is National Trails Day®, the country’s largest celebration of trails. Events will take place in every state across the country and including hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects…

New! Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast

AMC’s Best Day Hikes Along the Maine Coast: Four-Season Guide to 50 of the Best Trails From the Maine Beaches to Down East This new guide from the editor of Appalachian Mountain Club Book’s popular Maine Mountain Guide lets hikers explore the full length of…

Historic Trails Award Badge – Boy Scouts of America

This merit badge presents a great opportunity for a community and stewards of National Historic Trails to work together. To qualify for this award, scouts have to fulfill the following:   Locate a historic trail or site and study information relating to it. (The information…

Year in review – Continental Divide Trail Coalition

The Continental Divide Trail Coalition sent its thanks and New Year’s greetings to all its supporters.