New U.S. Forest Service Saw Policy

July 19, 2016 – The U.S.D.A. Forest Service’s new Saw Policy was published today in the Federal Register. The new policy revises Forest Service Manual 2350 regarding training and certification for the use of chain saws and crosscut saws …

The Joy of Hometown Trails

As a child, I didn’t pay much attention to the trails (if there were any) in my hometown of Victor, New York, a suburb of Rochester. For a good portion of my childhood, I lived in town and roamed …

American Hiking Society Receives The North Face 2016 Explore Fund Grant

SILVER SPRING, MD- June 28, 2016 –American Hiking Society (AHS) is proud to announce The North Face awarded a 2016 Explore Fund grant in support of Volunteer Vacations, a trail stewardship program that engages individuals, families, and communities through …

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DOI Releases Economic Impact Report

June 17, 2016 – Today the Department of the Interior released a report that showed that our National Parks, Fish & Wildlife Refuges, and other lands they manage are more than just good fun – they’re good business. The …

Getting Dirty on National Trails Day

By: Emma Walker, RootsRated—High on the flanks of Cheyenne Mountain, surrounded by towering ponderosa pines and craggy rock buttresses, the beginning of a rudimentary trail is dotted with bright pink flags, indicating the three-mile route the Dixon Trail will …

7 Things to Do While Hiking 100 Miles

By: North Country Trail Association
“I only went for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, was really going in.” – John Muir
As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial anniversary this year it …

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The Joy of Hometown Trails

As a child, I didn’t pay much attention to the trails (if there were any) in my hometown of Victor, New York, a suburb of Rochester. For a good portion of my childhood, I lived in town and roamed the streets with my friends on bikes. It wasn’t until …

DOI Releases Economic Impact Report

June 17, 2016 – Today the Department of the Interior released a report that showed that our National Parks, Fish & Wildlife Refuges, and other lands they manage are more than just good fun – they’re good business. The report highlights that in 2015, with about 443 million visits …

Getting Dirty on National Trails Day

By: Emma Walker, RootsRated—High on the flanks of Cheyenne Mountain, surrounded by towering ponderosa pines and craggy rock buttresses, the beginning of a rudimentary trail is dotted with bright pink flags, indicating the three-mile route the Dixon Trail will eventually take to the top of the mountain. Groups of …

7 Things to Do While Hiking 100 Miles

By: North Country Trail Association
“I only went for a walk, and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, was really going in.” – John Muir
As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial anniversary this year it is engaging everyone with the Find Your Park movement to …

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