Save the Date for next year's Celebrate Trails Day on Saturday, April 23, 2022.


Celebrate Trails Day


Richmond, CA 2018 bike ride | Courtesy RTC
Richmond, CA 2018 bike ride | Courtesy RTC

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Hosted on the fourth Saturday of April, Celebrate Trails Day (formerly Opening Day for Trails) is an annual spring celebration of America’s trails. Started by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in 2013, the celebration encourages people across the country to get outside and enjoy the nation’s exceptional trails and trail systems.

Trails make getting outdoors and around by foot, bike and wheelchair more accessible for everyone. These essential outdoor spaces give us the space to swap car trips for bike trips, reducing emissions and helping the environment; bring  powerful economic opportunity to communities big, small and in between; and deliver health and happiness for so many people. This year, in a time when trails are more in demand than ever, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating these special places. Let’s get out and make more trail moments!

Related: As Nation Celebrates Trails, Experts Say Being Active Outside Is A Good Move for Well-Being


How to Participate


Participate in Celebrate Trails Day 2022

Are you planning to participate in Celebrate Trails Day on April 23? Let us know! If you tell us how you’re going to #CelebrateTrails, you’ll be entered to win great prizes.

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Become a Partner


W&OD Trail celebration in 2019 | Photo by Anthony Le
W&OD Trail celebration in 2019 | Photo by Anthony Le

Help make Celebrate Trails Day a success by partnering with us! Our partners—trail groups, local and state agencies, businesses, clubs, nonprofits and other organizations—make this national celebration possible. Take part by hosting an event along the trail and/or by sharing resources that help people experience and feel welcome on the trail.

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Sponsors


Cleveland, OH 2019 celebration | Courtesy RTC
Cleveland, OH 2019 celebration | Courtesy RTC

Interested in becoming a 2022 Celebrate Trails Day sponsor or partner? Get in touch with our team.

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Celebrate Trails Day: Big Celebration—Nationwide Impact


W&OD Trail clean up in 2019 | Photo by Anthony Le
W&OD Trail clean up in 2019 | Photo by Anthony Le

Since its launch in 2013, tens of thousands of people have been inspired to celebrate their local trails, and we’ve teamed up with hundreds of partners to organize more than 600 events and share resources that help people experience and feel welcome on the trail.

In 2021, Celebrate Trails Day focused on promoting wellness and appreciation for the outdoors with more than 170 partners and 3,500 individuals taking part in 48 states and Washington, D.C. The results were powerful. Participants recorded over 139,000 minutes of outside physical activity as a result of Celebrate Trails Day. Learn more about the 2021 impact.

Survey results for Celebrate Trails Day represent 1,411 responses gathered via SurveyMonkey between April 25, 2021 and May 11, 2021.
Survey results for Celebrate Trails Day represent 1,411 responses gathered via SurveyMonkey between April 25, 2021 and May 11, 2021. | Download PDF
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Celebrate Trails Day

Hosted on the fourth Saturday of April, Celebrate Trails Day (formerly Opening Day for Trails) is an annual spring celebration of America’s trails. Started by Rails-to-Trails Conservancy in 2013, the celebration encourages people all across the country to get outside and enjoy the nation’s exceptional trails and trail systems.

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