Arizona NST: 2018 Highlights

Arizona Trail Association (ATA)

  • Translated Arizona Trail Junior Explorer Handbook into Spanish and distributed throughout the State.
  • Installed eight new Gateway Community signs in four communities.
  • Partnered with Latino Outdoors to engage more diverse volunteers.
  • New, modern website.
  • Signed MOU with county and private landowner to allow singletrack construction (to replace dirt road segment of the Arizona NST) with trail construction to begin in 2019.
  • Installed 17 new gates to protect the trail from motorized abuse.
  • New digital volunteer management platform.
  • Facilitated successful internship program.

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Students from Flagstaff Junior Academy in Flagstaff, Arizona get the chance to use a pick-maddock on a youth trail work event with the Seeds of Stewardship Program. Seeds of Stewardship, a program of the Arizona Trail Association, partners with schools to build the next generation of public lands stewards through a three pronged approach of outdoor experience, education, and service learning outings. Photo Credit: ATA.