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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    Camping for a Cause

    Looking for something fun to do over the Memorial Day weekend? Bring your friends and join American Rivers and Bonfire Entertainment at Campout for the Cause. Enjoy live music, yoga, river play, and spectacular scenery along the Colorado River at Rancho del Rio in Eagle County.

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    The Verde Way

    I’ve been lucky enough to spend some time in the Verde Valley, as well as paddling the Verde River. It is truly a special place, with the river at the heart of the entire valley.

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    Increase Land Protection through Recreation Webinar – Watch it Here!

    Did you miss our webinar earlier this week about increasing riverside land protection through recreation with Matt Stern from Eagle Valley Land Trust? Watch it here and learn new tips and suggestions for increasing land protection and how to engage the recreation community.

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 »