Pathways

Browse and download from our Pathways Across America archive.

Spring 2018

In commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act in 2018, we have redesigned Pathways Across America to better reflect the following Decade Goals: outreach and public awareness, resource protection and trail completion, and capacity building. Contents: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT National Trails…

Winter 2017-2018

This issue of Pathways provides a glimpse of the many great strides made by nonprofit trail partner organizations and Federal agency partners to support the National Trails System. The achievements represented in these pages, however, are by no means reflective of all that is taking…

Autumn 2017

Contents: • How to help promote the 50th Anniversary • LWCF Coalition launches #SaveLWCF initiative • Outdoor recreation economy, funding reports • Impacts of natural disasters on the trails • Ice Age, Arizona trails get REI grants for girls • Appalachian Trail Conservancy leadership changes • Former NPS Superintendent Jere Krakow dies…

Summer 2017

Contents: • Fulfilling “A Decade for the National Trails” goals • Pony Express NHT upgrades annual re-ride tracker • Mazatzal restoration transforms Arizona NST • Trail Safe! video resources for trail volunteers • PNTS hires two communications coordinators • North Country Trail Association leadership change…

Spring 2017

Contents: Giving our Trails a Voice in Washington The “Gold Sheet” of Volunteer Hours and Contributions towards the National Trails 25 Years of the National Trails Community Working Together Part 2 Mending Troubled Trail in the Mount Jefferson Wilderness Granite Gear Sponsors Pack it Out…

Winter 2016-2017

Contents: 2016 National Trails System Partner Accomplishments

Summer 2016

Contents: The Joy of Gathering and Sowing Seeds 2016 National Historic Trails Workshop Overview LWCF Facilitates High-Profile Land Purchase Land Protection Success Along the PCNST Gateway Community Programs Along the ANST Building Capacity Through University Partnerships Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s Next Generation Advisory Council Safety Cabins…

Spring 2016

Contents: Hike the Hill 2016 The “Gold Sheet” of Volunteer Hours and Contributions Beginning to Address the Land Protection Backlog in the NTS El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro NHT Buckman Road Nonmotorized Segment BLM Completes 10 Year Scenic and Historic Trails Strategy PlayCleanGo Partnership…

Winter 2015

Contents: 2015 National Trails System Partner Accomplishments

Autumn 2015

Contents: Gary’s Essay Hike 100 Challenge on North Country NST Celebrates NPS Centennial Engaging For-Profit Media and Event Partners The Bryson Effect An Overview of the Three Trails Conference “Retracing Captain John Smith’s Trail on the Patapsco” Engages Youth with the Chesapeake New England NST…