Join NPCA and the National Park Service on Saturday April 6, 2019 for the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup. Park volunteers help keep our area of the Potomac River watershed clean. Details Here
America’s first coast-to-coast trail could soon receive a huge upgrade, thanks to legislation that just passed the U.S. Senate. The Natural Resources Management Act of 2019 directs federal land managers to allow the American Discovery Trail Society to place signs marking the American Discovery Trail (ADT) on the lands they oversee. The bill passed the … Read More
Thu Apr 25 2019, 05:00 pm to 08:00 pm The Wear Yellow Nebraska crew is hitting the Wabash Trace Nature Trail on a Thursday Taco Ride to promote the 16th Annual Wear Yellow Ride, Run & Walk! Show us your yellow (shirt, jersey, hat, socks . . . you get the picture) and we’ll give … Read More
The 6th annual reprise of John F Kennedy’s 1963 walk on the C&O Canal, part of the American Discovery Trail. We got very late notice of this but since it is an annual event posted it anyway. https://www.kennedy50.org/
Saturday March 16th, 2019, Johnson Lake, Nebraska A 10.5 mile race on the Johnson Lake Trail which is part of the ADT, this event has raised over $30,000 for the Johnson Lake Trail system in the past 5 years! Looks like great fun!
We welcome our latest business partner FLTGear.com – online rental of bicycle touring equipment. “Gear up and ride. Here at FLTGear we want every bicycle tourist, whether first time or veteran, to have an awesome trip. Let us help you prepare for that next adventure.” If you are interested in sponsoring the ADTS as a business partner … Read More
Nancy East is a Search and Rescue team member in North Carolina. Article
The Winter 2018/19 Newsletter is now available. Northwest Indiana feature Bend Rail Trail news New Colorado coordinator Flint Hill news The ADTS donor list Packing Across America by Roger Ditmer ADT signage bill update Interview with Colleen Davis and her dog Jacob Previous editions are available on the Newsletter page.
West Virginia The acquisition for the North Bend Rail Trail extension to Corning park has been approved!!!! “Acquiring the land to connect the North Bend Rail Trail to the City of Parkersburg has been a dream for more than two decades. The purchase of this CSX property brings us much closer to completing the American … Read More
The Flint Hills Nature Trail celebrated its grand opening with a Rush the Rails event in October. More than 290 people bicycled all or part of the 96 miles of trail from Osawatomie to Council Grove. At the finish line in Council Grove, participants were greeted with entertainment, food, and fireworks. By the time you … Read More