Senators Coons, Young, Braun reintroduce legislation to recognize American Discovery Trail

The American Discovery Trail stretches 6,800 miles from Delaware to California WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.), Todd Young (R-Ind.), and Mike Braun (R-Ind.) reintroduced bipartisan legislation this week to increase national recognition for the American Discovery Trail – the nation’s only coast-to-coast, non-motorized recreational trail. The National Discovery Trails Act would make the American Discovery … Read More

Newsletter: Summer 2022

Summer 2022 Legislation Progress Hoosier SIgnage Eastern ADT Video Lacrosse, on the ADT? Colorado State Parks Annual Membership Meeting Date

HikaNation – San Francisco Chronicle

The Chronicle published a pictorial piece on HikaNation which was the event that led to the founding of the American Discovery Trail. https://www.sfchronicle.com/projects/2022/bay-bridge-cross-country-hike/

Newsletter: Spring 2022

Spring 2022 Santa Fe Trail – 200 Years New Year in California Legislation Section Hiking the Trail Mountain Lions! In Memorium: Don Burrell

Newsletter: Winter 2021-2022

Winter 2021-2022 Signage in California, Nevada and Colorado Happifeet Award – Steven Hill Volunteer Edgar Parker Trail relocations in Ohio & Illinois List of donors Winter Hiking in Colorado Section Hiking the Trail, part 2 Mustang Discovery Ride

Newsletters: Autumn 2021

Autumn 2021 Flint Hills Trail Delaware State Coordinator Signs on the C&O Canal ADTS Membership Meeting Section Hiking the Trail ADT Legislation

Legislative Update

The National Discovery Trails Act (H.R. 4878) was introduced into the House of Representatives by Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) on July 30, 2021.   Rep. Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) co-sponsored the bill, signaling that the measure is bi-partisan.  The act would create a new category of trails called National Discovery Trails with the American Discovery Trail as the … Read More

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