Trails

In the news

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.

Press release

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.

Lower Deschutes River Ranch, Oregon

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.

Hudon Farm, New Hampshire

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

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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. Based on Bill Bryson's book of the same name, the movie stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte in a comedy of...

Dosewallips River, Washington

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.

In the News

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.

Harpers Ferry Viewed from Loudon Heights

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.

Press release

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.

Bonneville Shoreline Trail
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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. It boasts five celebrated national parks and world-famous skiing, mountain biking, and rock...

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