Trails

A tugboat turned into the narrow South Chickamauga Creek from the Tennessee River on Friday morning pushing two parts of a barge, including one that held a crucial piece of the city's recreational future.

The Trust for Public Land and its partners, including the Township of Morris, the Morris County Preservation Trust, and the Morris County Municipal Utilities Authority announced today the permanent protection of 21.5 acres of the scenic Vallevue Farm on Picatinny Road.

The Trust for Public Land worked with many partners to successfully protect The Deschutes Wildlife Area is a vast, inspiring, and beautiful landscape on the lower Deschutes River in Central Oregon.

To thwart any future development on Hudson Farm, Trust for Public Land staff are working with local community leaders and the National Park Service to keep its trails intact and maintain recreational access for the local community and the thousands of hikers who seek out the Appalachian Trail every year

We're big fans of the Appalachian Trail—big, like 250,000 acres big!—so of course we had to catch a showing of A Walk in the Woods.

The Trust for Public Land has partnered with Readiness Environmental Protection Integration (REPI)-a program to buffer critical military installations-to help purchase land on the Olympic Peninsula to add to Dosewallips State Park.

The final 1,364-acre piece of a historic 5,000-acre property near Taos will be protected by adding it to the Carson National Forest, The Trust for Public Land and U.S. Forest Service announced today.

The Trust for Public Land is working to conserve more than 50 acres of this historic Potomac viewshed, located in Loudoun County, Virginia. Protecting this land from development would also ensure safe river access for canoeists and rafters and connect the Potomac Heritage National Scenic Trail corridor to the Appalachian Trail.

The Trust for Public Land announced today that after a generous $40,000 challenge grant by Green Mountain Power and VELCO, only $45,000 remains to be raised to permanently protect the proposed Jim Jeffords State Forest.

Utah residents have a peculiar park predicament. On the one hand, their state is famous for its spectacular natural landscapes—from the red canyons of Zion to the snowy peaks of the Wasatch Range.

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