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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    September Webinar – Watch Today!

    Did you miss our September webinar, or are you looking to watch it again? Tune in today and learn how to utilize mapping tools like GIS and Google Earth to prioritize recreation and conservation initiatives along your river. Laila Johnston of American Rivers led a 30 minute webinar describing how maps can help inform conservation and recreation.

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    Planning for Green Infrastructure in Horry County, South Carolina

    Today’s post is by guest blogger Leigh Kane, a Community Development Planner for Horry County Planning & Zoning in Horry County, South Carolina. Over the last two year, Horry County Planning & Zoning, in cooperation with Horry County Parks & Recreation, initiated an update to the county’s Parks and Open Space Plan.

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    Call For Presentations – International Trails Symposium

      The 23rd Annual International Trails Symposium is May 7 – 10, 2017 in Dayton, Ohio! Do you have a success story you would like to share? Submit your presentation proposal and help make the 2017 Symposium a success!

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 »