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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Mark your calendars for Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s annual spring celebration of the pathways we all love! This year, Celebrate Trails Day (formerly Opening Day for Trails) falls on Saturday, April 24. We'll be sharing fun ways for you to enjoy the amazing trails you love while being able to #RecreateResponsibly—so that everyone can celebrate trails, safely.

Share what you're doing on Celebrate Trails Day! By doing so, you'll help show that you value the trails in your community—plus, you'll have a chance to win an RTC T-shirt.

SHARE HOW YOU'RE CELEBRATING

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy urges all individuals seeking trail experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic to practice social distancing at all times and follow the guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state and local governments. For more information and resources on how to #RecreateResponsibly outside, go to railstotrails.org/COVID-19.

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Tips and Resources for Celebrating Trails Locally


Not sure where to start? Check out this list of fun suggestions to help you get you started!


2021 Sponsors and Supporters


Are you interested in supporting Celebrate Trails Day? Please get in touch with Jimmy O’Connor to learn more about sponsorship opportunities.

Parks For All championed by Hydro Flask
Active People, Healthy Nation: Creating an Active America, Together logo
Patagonia Logo
MIRRYCLE CORPORATION logo
CLIF Family Foundation logo
Niantic logo
Green Latinos logo

Partners

Register as a partner and get tools to help you make Celebrate Trails Day a success.

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Did you know that there are more than 40,000 miles of multiuse trails across the county? To find a trail close to you and to access operating information and more, you can use our free trail-guide website and app, TrailLink.

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Share the Trail and #RecreateResponsibly

Before you head out for the trail, learn more about how you can help make trails safe and fun for everyone by practicing good trail etiquette and by recreating responsibly. Learn how by checking out the #ShareTheTrail tips and #RecreateResponsibly guidelines.

“Keep Your Distance" graphic in English
Share the Trail “Keep Your Distance" graphic in English
Recreate Responsibly full rules
Recreate Responsibly full rules | Download

Searching for other ideas? Be inspired by these #TrailMoments.

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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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