Make a Difference!

Make a Difference Day was Saturday, Oct. 22! Did you be make a difference for trails? Share your #MakeADifferenceDay stories and photos with us—or make a difference for trails by supporting our work!

We're creating a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors to build healthier places for healthier people.

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Connecting Communities

Our vision is that 90 percent of Americans will live within three miles of a trail system by 2020.

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Working Together

Trails stimulate economic growth, spurring small business and improving quality of life.

Learn About Trail Building

Discovering Trails

For health, for mobility, for community connections…that’s why we use and love trails.

Experience the Power of Trails

Get the 2017 Rail-Trail Calendar

2017 Calendar

Now you can protect the trails you love—and get our beautiful 2017 Rail-Trail Calendar as a special thank you gift.

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Tell the Next President

Runners on the Met Branch Trail

Sign our petition to urge the next administration to make trails a key part of transportation investments!

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Search our database of more than 30,000 miles of trails around the country, and explore detailed trail descriptions, maps, photographs, ratings and reviews!

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