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Ashley River paddlers | Credit: Howard Bridgman

Join us! Ashley River Blue Trail Cleanup


What is better than a Saturday on the River! Join American Rivers, Charleston Waterkeeper, Charleston Kayak Company, and Freehouse Brewery this Saturday, September 19th and help clean up the Scenic Ashley River as a part of our 2015 Ashley River cleanup! This event will take part across multiple sites on the Ashley River and is open to the general public.

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New Assistance Opportunity: RTCA 2016 Planning for Recreation and Conservation

The National Park Service’s Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) staff is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2016 assistance program to help communities plan to improve parks, establish trails, access rivers, and protect special places this year. Read more…

Biking along the river

The Many Benefits of Trails

Trails have tremendous benefits for local communities. Not only do they connect towns with their rivers, streams and surrounding lands, but they also enhance the local quality of life through positive impacts to health, economy and environment. Earlier this year, Headwaters Economics released the Trails Benefits Library, a comprehensive database of studies on the positive impacts of trails, especially in small or medium-sized towns and rural areas. Read more…

Verde float - Doug Von Gausig

Verde River Mobile Site Launched

It’s the best time of year again – river season! River flows are up, snow has melted, the fish are ready to bite and the sun is shining! Whether you are a kayaker, angler, birder or avid hiker or biker the Verde Valley is full of excellent recreational opportunities in and along the Verde River. With river season upon us, American Rivers and our partners throughout the Verde Valley are thrilled to release the Verde River Mobile Map!

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Register for the National Water Trails Forum

Today’s post is a guest blog by Corita Waters with the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance

Are you interested in learning more about the National Water Trails System and how your water trail can become a designated National Water Trail? We’re on the lookout for current and aspiring national water trails to join us at the National Water Trails Forum Read more…