Community Benefits

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 »

Holly Loff

Blue Trails Connect Families

“The Eagle River Blue Trail will help families like mine more easily enjoy the river. Whether through tubing, casting a line, or just sitting in a lawn chair and watching the birds, a day on the river is good for everyone.”

Guy Jones

Blue Trails boost local economies

We’re seeing communities working to improve river recreation and protect their rivers through the creation of Blue Trails. And we’re seeing this giving a boost to local economies…

Hitchcock Creek BT dedication - May 2014 | Gerrit Jobsis

Blue Trails Revitalize Communities

Through the Hitchcock Creek Blue Trail, we have renewed a natural resource that will provide paddling, fishing and economic growth through tourism and recreation today and for future generations…


Blue Trails Protect Nature

The Pee Dee Land Trust is proud to work with American Rivers and other partners to create the Waccamaw River Blue Trail.