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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    November Webinar – Watch Today!

      Did you miss our November webinar, How to Activate Your Constituency to Identify Community Led Water Supply Solutions? We recorded it and it is available to watch here today! Jennifer Schoonen with the Blackfoot Challenge described how she has worked with local stakeholders to identify community-led water supply solutions in Western Montana.


    The Rivers That Run Through Us

        Today’s blog is from Dan Omasta, Executive Director of River Restoration Adventures for Tomorrow (RRAFT). Based in Gunnison, Colorado, Dan and his team protect the long-term health of watersheds through community engagement and riparian restoration. RRAFT is a Connecting Communities to Rivers Grantee.   Do you remember that moment when you first stood… Read more »

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    Inspiring Youth – One Southern Utah Trip at a Time

      Today’s post is a guest blog from Meg O’Neill and she teaches at the Utah International Charter School. She spent many years as an outdoor educator for Naturebridge in Yosemite and led trips for Outward Bound prior to pursuing her Master’s in Education at Colorado College.     Many of us here in America… Read more »

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 »