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National Trails Day

June 6, 2015 is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®, the country’s largest celebration of trails.  National Trails Day events will take place in every state across the country and will include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects…

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…

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…

Ken Martin

In 2011, Ken was awarded the Partnership for the National Trails System’s Lifetime Achievement Award for more than 25 years of dedicated leadership with the National Pony Express Association. Your tireless effort and commitment played a key role in the Congressional designation of the Pony Express National Historic Trail. Your devotion to promoting the Trail has been outstanding as you have organized and participated in countless celebrations and rides.

Letha Kelsey

Letha Kelsey has been an active volunteer, hiker, and advocate for the Ice Age NST since 2000. As an artist with an emphasis in painting and drawing, Letha Kelsey’s work investigates immediate surroundings–specifically the sensory language and pictorial spaces of the Midwest. Kelsey is a…

Randell Jones

Randell Jones, author and historian, is particularly inspired by the story of the Overmountain Men of 1780, their heroic campaign across the Appalachian Mountains, and unrelenting pursuit of British Major Patrick Ferguson for two weeks during the American Revolution.