Black Mountains

Black Mountains

Throughout 2016, the North Carolina state park system will celebrate its centennial. The system began in 1916 with the...
Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail

Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail

Paddlers have a great new website for navigating the Southeast Coast Saltwater Paddling Trail (SECT). This extensive trail allows for...
Cherokee National Forest and the Trail of Tears

Cherokee National Forest and the Trail of Tears

Hundreds of years before Europeans came to America, the Cherokee people inhabited the southeastern United States in parts of...
Michaux State Forest

Michaux State Forest

Pennsylvania’s Michaux State Forest covers more than 85,000 acres and is referred to as the state’s ”cradle of forestry.”  We helped expand Michaux...
Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Ice Age National Scenic Trail

Glaciers may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Wisconsin, but consider this:...
Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard Trail

Fiery Gizzard is a place many Tennesseans hold dear. It is the heart of the South Cumberland Plateau and...
Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

Connecting Pinhoti And Appalachian Trails

When the Appalachian Trail was mapped in the 1920s, the plan set out by Benton Mackaye called for a...
Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument

Encompassing a diverse array of habitat types, from the high, dry deserts of the Great Basin to the wet,...
Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Captain John Smith Chesapeake National Historic Trail

Over 400 years ago, Captain John Smith arrived in the New World—and changed it forever. In addition to helping...
Appalachian Trail, Vermont

Appalachian Trail, Vermont

The Fund helped the National Park Service acquire more than 1,200 acres near the Killington Section of the Appalachian...
Balancing Nature And Commerce In Unicoi County

Balancing Nature And Commerce In Unicoi County

Known as “The Valley Beautiful,” this rural Appalachian community is prime for development, but it is also home to...
Anacostia River Water Trail Guide

Anacostia River Water Trail Guide

America’s earliest history meets the modern-day challenges of river restoration and watershed conservation along the Anacostia River, which flows...
A Bright Future for Rocky Fork

A Bright Future for Rocky Fork

The nearly 10,000-acre Rocky Fork property lies within Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee and abuts the Pisgah National Forest...
George Washington And Jefferson National Forests

George Washington And Jefferson National Forests

Make the steep 3.1 mike hike to the top of Spy Rock along the Appalachian Trail and you'll be...