Trails Links & Technical Reference

Following is a list of useful trails-related links and technical references.

Access Fund – A non-profit organization dedicated to conserving climbing environments.
American Hiking Society – A non-profit organization which promotes hiking and seeks to protect and preserve footpaths and the natural areas that surround them.
American Trails – A nonprofit organization which advocates for various trail interests, including hiking, bicycling, mountain biking, horseback riding, water trails, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, trail motorcycling, ATVs, snowmobiling, and four-wheeling.
Back Country Horsemen of America – A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historical use of recreational stock in the back country.
International Mountain Bicycling Association – A non-profit educational association and BLM partner whose mission is to create, enhance, and preserve trail opportunities for mountain bikers.
National Trails Day – Find an event in your area that will enable you to discover, learn about, and celebrate trails while participating in educational exhibits, trail dedications, gear demonstrations, instructional workshops, and trail work projects.
National Trails Training Partnership – Follow this link to various trails-related training information.
Technical Reference
National Trail Data Standards – An important tool for the the BLM and other Federal land managing agencies to work with States, local governments, and trail organizations to promote and develop trails for the benefit of the public.