Trails

On the same day the National Park Service celebrated its 100th anniversary, The Trust for Public Land donated 282 acres to the Saguaro National Park. The donation, which includes part of Rincon Creek, is located on the east side of the National Park and adds a critical water resource to the park area.

This rare Sonoran Desert creek is the only water body within popular Saguaro National Park. Residents of nearby Tucson and visitors from across the world come to hike the park’s scenic trails and enjoy thick stands of its attractive namesake cactus, a universal symbol of the desert Southwest.

For years, it has seemed that slow-moving, long-awaited bike and pedestrian trail projects planned near downtown and Lake Erie have been competing against one another for cash and moving ahead without a sense of how they should connect to form a comprehensive network. Say goodbye to all that.

The people of Hawai‘i will forever be able walk the path of South Kona’s ancestors, thanks to the purchase and protection of the 59‐acre Kauleolī fishing village by The Trust for Public Land, the National Park Service’s Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, and lineal descendants of the area.

When a 190-acre golf course along the Carmel River went up for sale, a coalition of local nonprofits and public agencies knew whom to call to save the property from development. The coalition contacted The Trust for Public Land, because it knew we could marshal the resources and expertise needed to act quickly and close the deal.

In Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, The Trust for Public Land is working with city leaders, neighborhood groups, and residents to create the parks that residents need to build fitness, celebrate shared history, and strengthen community bonds.

The Bonner County Trails plan combines community input with state-of-the-art mapping software (GIS) and computer modeling, and builds upon the County's 2014 draft trail plan.

The Columbia River Gorge is 85 miles of awesome, unwinding from the arid plateaus east of the Cascades to the towering temperate rainforests just outside of Portland, Oregon.

This new 290-acre state natural area at Hayden Island on the Willamette River is fitting tribute to late Gail Achterman, an Oregon conservation leader passionately committed to creating an economically and ecologically sustainable future for the Willamette Basin.

Only 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City, Mill Creek Canyon is a favorite hiking destination for thousands of Salt Lake Valley residents seeking to enjoy nature and take in beautiful views of the Valley and the Wasatch Mountains.

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