A Blue Trail is a river adopted by communities that are dedicated to improving family friendly recreation such as fishing, boating, hiking, and wildlife watching, and conserving rivers and lands.

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    Free January Webinar – Sign up Today!

    Join us on Tuesday, January 31st at 1 pm ET/11 am MT for the free Blue Trails Guide monthly webinar. Dan Omasta with River Restoration Adventures for Tomorrow will describe how communities can implement a community-based approach to watershed conservation using experiential education as a primary tool.

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    Funding Opportunity: $1,000 Available For Safe Boating Efforts!

    $1,000 Available For Your Local Safe Boating Efforts! Apply now for the National Safe Boating Council (NSBC) Grassroots Outreach Program. 

  • Waccamaw River Blue Trail, SC | Charles Slate

    American Rivers Joins Source Water Collaborative

    American Rivers is pleased to become the 27th member of the Source Water Collaborative, protecting America’s drinking water at its source – in rivers, streams, aquifers and lakes on the lands that protect and recharge those bodies of water.

What They’re Saying

  • Holly Loff

    “Rivers have always been at the heart of our family time. And we experience great things there together. We’ve watched goslings attempt their first swim, collected snail shells, caught laughably small fish and admirably large fish together, and so much more. Blue Trails help families like mine more easily enjoy their rivers. Whether through tubing,… Read more »